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Broadband stratified by demographics and income in California, survey finds

by Ryan Johnston

Researchers at the University of Southern California found at-home broadband access varies greatly by income and race, despite overall improvements statewide.

State and local officials don't trust ISPs to close digital divide, poll finds

by Ryan Johnston

State and local leaders want their communities — not national ISPs — to be in charge of broadband expansion, according to a new survey.

New Jersey says digital divide among students is 'closed'

by Ryan Johnston

Gov. Phil Murphy said every single K-12 public school student now has access to the internet and devices to connect to virtual classrooms.

NYC asks companies to expand broadband across the city

by Ryan Johnston

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city wants telecommunications companies to use city assets, like street poles, to expand broadband access.

Virginia announces $29M broadband expansion

by Colin Wood

Gov. Ralph Northam announced a new round of funding expected to connect nearly 12,000 households in western and northern counties.

Illinois to launch volunteer program for digital literacy training

by Ryan Johnston

Illinois will select a cohort of digital navigators in the new year to offer digital literacy and skills training in low-income and rural communities.

Biden focus on higher education could help institutions survive pandemic

by Betsy Foresman

Education policy experts said the president-elect's agenda could alleviate challenges that the Trump administration has not addressed.

Houston offers technical training to low-income residents, students

by Ryan Johnston

The City of Houston and Microsoft have announced a new training program to equip residents for technical career transitions during the pandemic.

Delaware targets underserved families with $20 million broadband investment

by Ryan Johnston

State leaders announced Monday a plan to invest federal CARES Act funding into improving high-speed internet access for families with school-age children.