The only organization dedicated solely to helping state boards advance equity and excellence in public education.

NASBE Statement on Federal Communications Commission Net Neutrality Regulations


For Immediate Release: December 4, 2017

Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, 703-244-9954, renee.lang@nasbe.org

NASBE Statement on Federal Communications Commission Net Neutrality Regulations

Alexandria, VA – Kris Amundson, president and CEO of the National Association of State Boards of Education, today expressed opposition to plans for eliminating the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality protections. Amundson said, “Our members care deeply about promoting educational equity and we see no evidence that eliminating the FCC’s Net Neutrality rules will help students. We need more, not less, oversight to ensure all students—including kids living in the nation’s most isolated rural and high poverty communities—have an opportunity to benefit from digital learning at school and at home.”   

NASBE is the only national organization giving voice and adding value to the nation’s state boards of education. A nonprofit organization founded in 1958, NASBE works to strengthen state leadership in educational policymaking, promote excellence in the education of all students, advocate equality of access to educational opportunity, and ensure continued citizen support for public education. Learn more at www.nasbe.org.

###

 




Related Content



Featured Items

Image Credit: iStock i

Reimagining School

Bolstered by American Rescue Plan funds and lessons learned during pandemic-induced school closures, state policymakers have an opportunity to reexamine and reform their education systems.
African-American teacher reading to school children. Image credit: iStock i

State Boards Seek Increased Educator Diversity

This NASBE analysis highlights four states—Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and North Carolina—that have taken significant steps to increase educator diversity.
Image Credit: iStock i

Developing State and District Parent Engagement Policies

Kentucky state board member and special education teacher Allison Slone urges state boards of education to seize the opportunity the pandemic created to strengthen policies to ensure that parents and caregivers can engage meaningfully in school decision making.

Upcoming Events

From the States