Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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Closing the Digital Divide, One Laptop at a Time

January 23, 2023

Congress passed the COVS Act in December, giving government laptops and devices a new life to help students, veterans, and their families.

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Kids and Media: Four Trends to Watch in 2023

January 12, 2023

Our 2022 research highlights where government and industry can do more to support and protect our kids.

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How Connectivity for All Helps Everyone

December 7, 2022

The digital divide leaves people unconnected, but it also prevents important services from getting faster and smarter through technology. Today we have a chance to fix that.

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Supporting a Historic Opportunity to Close the Digital Divide

August 25, 2022

Our new public awareness campaign will help millions who need support to access the benefits of the Affordable Connectivity Program.

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California Senators Gear Up for an Important Decision on Broadband Access

July 29, 2022

Why Common Sense is opposed to Assembly Bill 2749 -- and why legislators should be, too.

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California's Golden Road to Affordable Internet

June 10, 2022

The California Public Utilities Commission is creating a model for affordable high-speed internet in the U.S.

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Digital Literacy and Citizenship Is Part of Equitable Access

March 31, 2022

Empowering kids to be smart online is a vital component of closing the digital divide.

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7 Ways State Broadband Administrators Can Maximize Federal Funds

March 2, 2022

If you had a billion dollars, how would you close the digital divide?

What Does the New Infrastructure Law Mean for America's Kids and Families?

November 15, 2021

Expanded access to affordable internet at home is one key benefit.