Today's Newsletter: What net neutrality means for schools

One huge aspect of the imminent implementation of E-Rate2.0 is the debate over the opaque phrase called Net Neutrality. I won’t pretend to define it distinctly here but will point you to this Edweek article that spells out how this can affect attempts to improve connectivity in classrooms. Organizations such as the American Library Association have lined up in support of the President’s recent remarks regarding the issue: “The ALA heartily agrees with the essential elements of network neutrality affirmed by President Obama: no blocking, no throttling, increased transparency, and no paid prioritization,” said ALA Incoming President Sari Feldman. Of course, there are political opponents. For that I suggest using this handy chart. —Kevin Hogan, Content Director