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10th Annual E-rate Trends Report Indicates Need for Off-campus Funding

Providing an inside look at the efficacy and value of the federal E-rate program, Funds For Learning releases findings from its 10th annual E-rate Trends Report with a record-breaking 2,138 Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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10th Annual E-rate Trends Report Indicates Need for Off-campus Funding
October 16, 2020

Providing an inside look at the efficacy and value of the federal E-rate program, Funds For Learning releases findings from its 10th annual E-rate Trends Report with a record-breaking 2,138 responses submitted by E-rate applicants. Results indicate that while E-rate remains a crucial program for schools and libraries to ensure connectivity, the COVID-19 pandemic brought attention to […]

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The Cost To Fix Education’s Digital Divide
April 28, 2020

The problem of digital equity in US public school systems has been wrestled with for decades. Maybe it took a global pandemic to finally solve it. The analyst group Funds For Learning crunched the numbers last week and breaks down how much it will cost to put an Internet-connected device into the hands of every […]

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