By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 5-4-22

The FCC said May 4 that it had committed another almost $39 million in its 14th tranche of the Emergency Connectivity Program Fund, a COVID 19-driven program targeted at closing the homework gap.

President Joe Biden has said that one of his administration’s goals is to make sure that kids aren’t having to go to a fast food restaurant parking lot to get the requisite connectivity to do their homework.

The latest round of funding is going to 140 schools, 14 libraries, and a consortium in California, Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Puerto Rico, and Virginia.  » Read More