Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Arne Duncan Talks Revolutionizing Education with Technology, Boosting Latinos in STEM at HESTEC

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talked about the importance of closing the diversity gap in technology careers by closing the technology gap in South Texas on Tuesday, as part of the annual Hispanic Engineering, Science, and Technology (HESTEC) week for area middle and high school students.
Digital Divide, 2013 home broadband adoption

Digital Divide: Latino and Education Groups Praise FCC's Proposed Funding Boost to Modernize E-Rate, Increase Internet Access

This week FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced plans to increase funding for E-Rate, a federal program that helps connect schools and libraries in neighborhoods in need to the Internet.

National Hispanic Media Coalition on FCC Doubling Funding for School Internet Program

The Federal Communications Commission announced that it plans to double the money it's spending on faster internet connections in public schools and libraries. The initiative was part of President Obama's State of the Union address, where he promised that 15,000 schools would get faster, better internet access.
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