Education secretary, FCC chair visit JoCo, tout program to improve internet access


U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona joined with the chair of the Federal Communications Commission in Overland Park on Tuesday to emphasize the importance of a new program intended to improve internet connections with incentives.

Calling the internet the new pencil, Cardona teamed with FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel  to underscore the importance of high-speed internet connections for students and all households in the new economy.

They touted the creation of the Affordable Connectivity Program, launched in 2021 to improve internet access nationally and make it more affordable with discounts, although there . . .


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