Bennet, Markey, Schatz, Colleagues Push to Ensure All Students Can Remotely Continue Education During Coronavirus Emergency
Current Pandemic Likely to Exacerbate a Longstanding “Homework Gap” Without Immediate Action
Mar 16, 2020Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet along with U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) led thirteen of their colleagues in calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to temporarily allow schools to utilize E-Rate program funding to provide Wi-Fi hotspots or devices with Wi-Fi capability to students who lack internet access at home.