Wi-Fi and hotspots ‘still won’t work’ for rural districts lacking connectivity

Wi-Fi and hotspots ‘still won’t work’ for rural districts lacking connectivity

When Troy Kilzer received the U.S. Department of Education’s guidance Saturday night urging schools to continue learning for all students despite closures, he thought, “Well, that was a no brainer.”  But the director of schools for rural Chester County Schools in southwest Tennessee said providing accessible remote learning during the coronavirus outbreak that has shut […]
Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Funding for Some Rural Schools

Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Funding for Some Rural Schools

“There is no reason that a change was made this year and the Department of Education should listen to Congress and fix this problem quickly,” the statement said. The department’s notifications rattled rural districts, which have come to rely on the program to...