Mandate to cost local schools $2 million

Gypsum Creek Middle School is the pilot program for the school district’s Computers on Wheels program. The program is in eight local schools, and eventually will be in them all. The district bought 32 Goodle Chromebooks, along with mobile kiosks to move them around.Special to the Daily | EAGLE — […]

CRTC to contribute $72 million to improve broadband internet services in northern communities

GETTY The CRTC will contribute $72 million from the Broadband Fund to selected projects in northern Manitoba, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories to improve broadband internet services.  In a release, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission said the first five projects will help improve services to more than 10,000 households […]

The Technology 202: Congressional fight over funding for digital learning could leave behind as many as 15 million kids

Democrats want to include $4 billion in funding specifically dedicated to virtual learning needs. Funds in their plan would be distributed through the Federal Communications Commission’s E-Rate program that helps schools and libraries obtain affordable broadband access. The House version of the next relief package was approved with $1.5 billion in funding for […]