Sprint announced the public schools that will participate in its 1Million Project pilot, a multiyear initiative from the Sprint Foundation to offer free mobile devices and free high-speed wireless Internet connectivity to 1 million low-income, U.S. high school students lacking a reliable source of Internet access at home. […]

The E-Rate program, which has provided $25 billion in subsidies since 1996 to schools from the Federal government for broadband, internal wiring, and networking equipment, hasn’t correlated with increased test scores among students in North Carolina, a recent study shows. […]