Education and Training

The FCC's "How the Internet Can Benefit Older Americans" is now online.
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) urged the FCC to hasten its E-rate program to bring schools 1 GB broadband.
For low-income students without home broadband, McDonald's may be the default place to study.
A Verizon survey says the Internet is our most valued utility; another survey says families can save $7200 a year by using the internet.
A new survey reveals that broadband is necessary for economic development, along with support programs.
A digital education group found that both parents and teachers overwhelmingly want more education technology for schools and in the home.
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn told the National Urban League it's "imperative that we get everyone connected."
We're lagging behind the rest of the world in usable bandwidth, says Blair Levin, and wireless is no substitute.
The FCC's public-private digital training program is expanding to some 2800 locations.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $14 million in grants for telemedicine and education in low-income rural counties.