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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s Remarks at Digital Equity Forum (video)

Remarks of Chairman Tom Wheeler at “Digital Equity: Technology and Learning in the Lives of Lower-Income Families” On February 3, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and Rutgers University co-hosted a forum at New America in Washington, D.C. We released Opportunity for All?: Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families  with presentations by authors Victoria Rideout and […]

The Future of the Internet and the History of Public Education

The debate on net neutrality is old news by now, and perhaps even John Oliver has accepted that Federal Communications Commissioner Tom Wheeler seems unlikely to change his mind. But supporters of net neutrality have shown comparable iron will: The protest today staged by Netflix, Reddit, and Vimeo (among others) could be an important step […]

Video: Generation Mobile Panel

In December, Michael Levine participated in Generation Mobile, a panel discussion hosted by the FCC in Washington, DC. Watch the video from the panel discussion after the jump.       (This video will begin with the “Ask the Experts About Generation Mobile” panel. View the full video on YouTube.)  

Generation Mobile

On Tuesday, December 14 the FCC is hosting Generation Mobile, a forum that will bring together teenagers, parents, educators, and experts to discuss the many opportunities and challenges around the way kids use mobile technology today. The event takes place from 10am until 1pm at McKinley Technology High School in Washington, DC. The forum will […]

The Changing Views of the Online Experience-from Fears to Possibilities

Last week I attended Back to School – Learning and Growing in a Digital Age, an event which explored federal policy, e-learning, and digital literacy, sponsored by Common Sense Media, PBS Kids, USC Annenberg’s Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, and The Children’s Partnership. The session that impacted me most was Empowering Parents and Kids […]

Off to the FCC

Reprinted from Gary’s Blog, May 2010. Gary Knell, Sesame Workshop’s President and CEO reports on his visit to the FCC: It’s not every day you get to go to the FCC. But today, Elmo needs a chaperone. In February of 2009, Congress passed a bill which authorizes the FCC to create a National Broadband Plan […]