Texas county releases findings and recommendations for improving internet access, speeds

Published on: March 17, 2021

Interactive map provides residents, businesses, farmers with key data points about broadband access in their area Walker County, Texas (March 17, 2021) – The Walker County Broadband Committee just announced its findings and recommendations for improving broadband (high-speed internet) access and speeds across the county. “I’m very excited to see the process of bringing broadband internet to the rural areas …

Washington achieves significant improvements to school connectivity, surpasses national average for student bandwidth

Published on: February 12, 2021

Olympia, Washington (February 12, 2021) – Washington state and school district leaders have made huge strides in their efforts to improve school connectivity across the state, according to data published by nonprofit Connected Nation through its Connect K-12 program website. “Access to high-speed internet is essential to preparing our students to compete in today’s workforce — and basic connectivity is …

Connect K-12 Vice President talks improving school connectivity

Published on: February 11, 2021

“Bandwidth in schools and internet connectivity should never be a bottleneck for kids learning and preparing them for the world.” Omaha, Nebraska (February 11, 2021) – Nebraska state and school district leaders have made huge strides in their efforts to improve school connectivity across the state, according to data published by nonprofit Connected Nation through its Connect K-12 program website. …

Nebraska achieves significant improvements to school connectivity, surpasses national average for student bandwidth

Published on: February 10, 2021

Lincoln, Nebraska (February 10, 2021) – Nebraska state and school district leaders have made huge strides in their efforts to improve school connectivity across the state, according to data published by nonprofit Connected Nation through its Connect K-12 program website. “To grow our state, we have to connect the next generation of Nebraskans with digital learning opportunities,” said Governor Pete …

Changing the way we learn: How to educate with new technologies in 2021

Published on: February 5, 2021

Bowling Green, KY (February 5, 2021) – The year 2020 forced the quickest and most significant shift in education delivery strategies that has likely ever happened. What does this mean for our children, educators, and education systems in 2021? What are schools doing today that they never thought about 365 days ago? How are our children and educators dealing with …

New Mexico achieves significant improvements to school connectivity, surpasses national average for student bandwidth

Published on: January 31, 2021

Santa Fe, New Mexico (January 31, 2021) – New Mexico state and school district leaders have made huge strides in their efforts to improve school connectivity across the state, according to data published by nonprofit Connected Nation through its Connect K-12 program website. “We are determined to equip New Mexico’s K-12 students with all the tools they need to succeed, …

Evaluations underway for schools, nonprofits to be awarded free AT&T mobile broadband service to help kids learn remotely

Published on: January 15, 2021

Awardees will be notified on or before February 17 Bowling Green, Ky. (January 15, 2020) – Awardees for the AT&T K-12 homework gap program will be selected by Monday, February 15 and notified by Wednesday, February 17. The application window for schools and nonprofits closed January 11. The AT&T K-12 homework gap program is focused on helping school districts, charter schools, …

2021 E-rate filing window announced, more than $4 billion available to support, improve school and library connectivity

Published on: January 6, 2021

Connect K-12 site offers free and transparent pricing, bandwidth data for school district and state leaders looking to maximize E-rate funding Washington, DC. (January 6, 2021) – Soon, school districts across the country can once again apply for federal E-rate funding to support and improve internet connectivity and classroom Wi-Fi.  The Universal Service Administration Company (USAC), which administers the program …

Less than a week left for schools, nonprofits to apply for free AT&T mobile broadband service to help kids learn remotely

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Program is focused on helping the nation’s most vulnerable students access online learning, participate in virtual classrooms  Bowling Green, Ky. (January 6, 2021) – The deadline for nonprofits and schools to apply for the AT&T K-12 homework gap program is Monday, January 11. K-12 school districts, charter schools, and community-based nonprofits that serve at-risk K-12 students are invited to apply …

Wham! Connected Nation’s greatest hits of 2020

Published on: December 14, 2020

By Jessica Denson, Communications DirectorConnected Nation Bowling Green, KY (December 14, 2020) – Every year, during the holidays, my friends circulate this ridiculous challenge — try not to be “Whammed!” Basically, the person who goes the longest without hearing the original version of “Last Christmas” by Wham! wins. We’re not the only ones. The challenge is so popular that it …