White House Pledges to Bring High-Speed Internet to 99% of U.S. Classrooms

In a video and live chat, President Obama details the ConnectED initiative, updating an FTC fee called E-Rate to pay for bringing high-speed Internet to almost every classroom.

About the author

Anya Kamenetz is the author of Generation Debt (Riverhead, 2006) and DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, (Chelsea Green, 2010). Her 2011 ebook The Edupunks’ Guide was funded by the Gates Foundation