Education and Training

Novice teachers in remote parts of Kansas are using an online network to access mentors.
Access to the Internet keeps increasing, but a persistent 20 percent of Americans are still not connected.
An LA Times columnist tries to separate the hype from the hope in online college courses.
Acting FCC Chair Mignon Clyburn wants to use the E-Rate program to " close our education system?s bandwidth gap."
Ford Foundation President Luis A. Ubi?as's op-ed in The New York Times highlighted the digital divide in our schools.
President Obama announced the ConnectED program to "... to bring high-speed Internet connections to 99 percent of America?s students."
Schools need high-speed Internet, ?because in the world we live in broadband capacity is not a luxury."
A California charter school found that many low-income students couldn't pursue online courses because they had no home Internet access.
Retired educator Estella Pyfrom sunk her life savings into a computer-outfitted bus that bridges the South Florida digital divide.
A new report details how the U.S. libraries have used federal BTOP funds to improve broadband access and adoption.