Making a case for cheaper broadband in America's schools

Published: Monday, Feb. 3 2014 9:43 a.m. MST

A nonprofit organization is looking to better the broadband connection in America’s schools, The New York Times reported.

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A nonprofit organization, EducationSuperHighway, is looking to better the broadband connection in America’s schools, The New York Times reported.

EducationSuperHighway, which aids in the development in bringing broadband to schools, is asking the Federal Communications Commission to lessen the price of getting broadband into schools and creating a competition-based market for the E-Rate program, which is the current method the FCC uses to bring broadband and high-speed Internet to schools, The New York Times said.

“This is about preparing a new work force,” EducationSuperHighway CEO Evan C. Marwell told The New York Times. “The CEOs get that; both sides of the aisle in Congress get that.”

Read the full article at nytimes.com.

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