[POLITICO Morning Education]Schools Ask FCC to Use Federal Program To Fund Home Internet Access for Students

Apr 6, 2020

More than 7,500 district superintendents, school board members, principals, teachers, parents and others are urging the FCC to allow the federal E-rate program to fund home internet access for more than 50 million students nationwide who are now learning outside of school because of the coronavirus.

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