State and National Education News

Recent news updates from a variety of sources here in Washington and around the country.

Highlights in the News from WFIS


 

FCC Approves Emergency Connectivity Fund

The $7.1 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund Program (ECFP) passed as part of the latest COVID relief bill will be available for schools to purchase laptops, tablets, hotspots, and other forms of connectivity for students and teachers. Within the next two months, the FCC will open an initial 45-day application window allowing schools to seek funding for future purchases of approved services and devices.

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Other education news from around WA state


 

Other education news from around the US