homework gap

FCC commissioner throws weight behind new ‘homework gap’ bill


The FCC commissioner appeared alongside Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., during the announcement of the legislation in Vermont. She has been an outspoken advocate for kids who don't have Internet access.

Edtech amendments to No Child Left Behind rewrite focus on Internet access after school


The rewrite, currently being debated in the Senate, includes 29 amendments. One would create an innovative grant program to engage kids on the Internet out of school.