"Timing of $7 billion E-rate expansion has education advocates eyeing long-term connectivity planning over quick fixes"
March 11, 2021


 

Date: March 11, 2021

Outlet: Morning Consult

Written By: Sam Sabin

Excerpt: "Now, while some schools eye reopenings and fewer students require daily at-home internet to attend classes, John Windhausen Jr., executive director at the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition, said the need for funding is still 'as strong as ever,' given that students lacking at-home internet for school work predates the pandemic. A report from the Democratic staff of the Senate Joint Economic Committee found in September 2017, years before the current crisis, that 12 million children lived in households that didn’t have a broadband connection."

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Original Posting: https://morningconsult.com/2021/03/11/erate-stimulus-funding/



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