The Atlantic Forum: Bringing Broadband and Technology to Students

On Monday, October 16, Executive Director of Connect Ohio, Stu Johnson, arrived in Columbus, Ohio at The Columbus Museum of Art to speak about the need for technology in education and the process to get digital tools into the hands of all students. Leading broadband policymakers, educators, and innovators gathered for the forum hosted by The Atlantic, Johnson joined a …

Connected Nation: Ensuring Schools are Tech Ready

How important is technology in our nation’s public schools? If you ask students, teachers, and parents, it can mean the difference between a future filled with hope and one lived in poverty. “We want our children to go on to live life even more prosperously than we are. Without technology, they are doomed,” said Bryant Miller, a father interviewed for …

Two Broadband Expansion Bills: A Call to Action for Ohioans

Bi-partisan legislation has been introduced in the Ohio Senate and the Ohio House of Representatives to expand broadband access in unserved areas of the Buckeye State. Senate Bill 199, introduced by Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) and Senator Cliff Hite (R-Findlay), and companion House Bill 378 introduced by Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) and Representative Jack Cera (D-Bellaire), seek to create a …

International Day of the Girl Child

Today we recognize the International Day of the Girl Child. This recognition began in 2011 as a result of global advocacy and as a way of recognizing the unique challenges that girls around the globe face. We join the world in helping to empower girls so they can achieve their goals. According to the United Nations, this year marks the …