Superintendents, School Leaders, and National Education Organizations Urge FCC to Maintain Support for Wi-Fi in Schools Press ReleaseNovember 08, 2017
Gov. Bob Wise on FCC’s Decision to Expand Internet Eligibility for Low-Income Families Press ReleaseMarch 31, 2016
Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to modernize its Lifeline program to include access to internet for low-income families. Previously, the thirty-year-old Lifeline provided a discount on monthly telephone service to eligible low-income households, but it did not support internet access. In response, Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, made the following statement.