They worked with EducationSuperHighway and other partners to utilize federal resources and state funding to create a state-wide network. Arkansas is now the first state to meet the Federal Communication Commission’s school broadband goal of 1 Mbps per student, providing enough bandwidth to make digital learning a reality in every classroom, every day. Their efforts to provide equal access to education resources are helping build the foundation for the next generation of leaders in technology and beyond.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit has provided families with support to cover the cost of broadband internet and connected devices during the pandemic. This benefit will soon come to an end and be replaced by the Affordable Connectivity Program – here’s what you need to know.