White House's ConnectHome to expand public housing broadband
The new White House program will expand broadband to reach 275,000 low-income households in 27 cities and help students access the Internet at home.
Obama urges school superintendents to take digital education pledge
President Obama led a digital signing ceremony Wednesday, urging the nation's 16,000 school superintendents to commit to digital technology and education in the classroom.
Esri pledges $1 billion in software to ConnectED with Amazon Web Services' help
Responding to President Barack Obama’s call to help strengthen STEM education through the ConnectED Initiative, Esri president Jack Dangermond announced today that Esri will provide a grant to make its advanced mapping software running on cloud infrastructure provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) available for free to the more than 100,000 elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States.