E-Rate program changes zero in on mobile-learning, Internet access

09/23/2010 | Education Week

The Federal Communications Commission approved changes to the E-Rate program on Thursday that will allow schools to access existing and unused "dark fiber" Internet connections and establish "school spots," where Internet connections could be shared by communities when school is not in session. A pilot program was also created to support initiatives that use and test mobile-learning technologies to improve student achievement.

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