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Public-private broadband program for low-income families expands

By   /  April 21, 2016  /  Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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Several broadband providers are working with the federal government on the initiative, but Cox will be the first to extend the discount to its entire coverage area.

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FCC’s Lifeline expansion: Rural internet solution or taxpayer boondoggle?

By   /  April 19, 2016  /  Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, National, News, Technology, Tennessee  /  No Comments

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“It’s part of a bigger effort by the FCC to expand taxpayer-funded broadband projects,” Williams said.

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Report argues there’s precedent for Georgia’s tax credit scholarship program

By   /  April 6, 2016  /  Education, Education Blog, Georgia  /  No Comments

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“It would be difficult to find somebody who has been harmed by this program. The only thing this program has done is help people.”

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Chavous: The real segregation in American education

By   /  April 4, 2016  /  Alabama, Education, Education Blog, Florida, Georgia  /  No Comments

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A new study has suggested the “whiteness” of American private schools is a symptom of systemic racism, but school choice advocate Kevin Chavous says the real issue is a lack of support for the school choice that would integrate these schools.

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EPA crashes amateur car races with buried regulation

By   /  March 16, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, Georgia, Jobs + Growth, News, North Carolina, Regulations, Texas  /  No Comments

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  A “power grab” by the Environmental Protection Agency threatens to crash America’s amateur car-racing industry without putting so much as a dent in climate change, warns the chairman of the House Space, Science and Technology Committee. The EPA’s move to regulate emissions on non-road racing vehicles contradicted agency administrator Gina McCarthy’s earlier testimony that […]

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