‘Bleak Reality’ for Schools in Wake of Net Neutrality Rollback

Washington, DC
Thursday, December 14, 2017
CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) CEO Keith Krueger today issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) net neutrality vote:
 
“Today’s vote, led by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, is disappointing and concerning to CoSN and our members.  Absent the net neutrality guardrails, school systems will now face a bleak reality: reduced choices, higher prices and fewer innovative tools. The Internet has long been a linchpin in educational innovation, cultivating unlimited ideas for using broadband networks in new, exciting ways. Today’s decision hobbles the Internet’s promise – with unexpected consequences to come. We hoped the FCC leadership would have carefully considered the implications for teaching and learning before making such a drastic move. One that leaves communities with more questions and worry in its wake.”
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