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Jan 21, 2022

Urban Libraries Council Recognizes 2021 Top Innovators

Today, the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) recognized 20 public libraries as Top Innovators for transformative programs that address structural racism, bridge digital divides, provide lifelong education opportunities, meet the needs of under-resourced populations and improve essential library service ...

Jan 26, 2021

Education Advocates Ask FCC to Close Remote Learning Gap

Washington, D.C. (January 26, 2021) - Today a coalition of education advocates petitioned the Federal Communications Commission to close the remote learning gap for the estimated 15 to 16 million students who lack home internet access. If granted, the petition would allow schools and libraries to co...