President Barack Obama announced a plan to make broadband affordable to low-income families. It seeks to close a technology gap that creates another layer of disadvantage to students from low-income families.

WASHINGTON — Government officials are handing out $9 million to help schools extend wireless Internet connections beyond the classroom. ALSO READ: WBW Honors: The Educator The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday will announce 20 pilot projects that will receive government funding to pay for wireless broadband connections for laptops, smart phones and other mobile devices, […]