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Education Director of FCC’s National Broadband Plan Outlines Agency’s Thinking

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WASHINGTON, January 12, 2010 – Steve Midgley, Education Director of the Federal Communications Commission’s National Broadband Plan, presented the following slides at the Tuesday’s Broadband Breakfast Club:

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Following Midgley’s remarks, these panelists participated in an engaging discussion about “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan: Education and Distance Learning.”

  • Greg Barlow, Chief Information Officer, Anne Arundel County Public Schools
  • Frank Gallagher, Cable in the Classroom
  • Steve Midgley, Education Director, FCC Broadband Plan
  • Matthew Ohlson, Instructional Leader, Florida Virtual School
  • Wendy Wigen, Government Relations Officer, EDUCAUSE

Check back later today or early tomorrow for an article summarizing the discussion at the Broadband Breakfast Club, and later this week, we’ll be posting the FREE video of the discussion.

Drew Clark is the Chairman of the Broadband Breakfast Club. He tracks the development of Gigabit Networks, broadband usage, the universal service fund and wireless policy @BroadbandCensus. He is also Of Counsel with the firm of Best Best & Krieger LLP, with offices in California and Washington, DC. He works with cities, special districts and private companies on planning, financing and coordinating efforts of the many partners necessary to construct broadband infrastructure and deploy “Smart City” applications. You can find him on LinkedIN and Twitter. The articles and posts on and affiliated social media are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

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  1. [...] FCC’s Director of Education, Steve Midgely, was the first guest of honor at yesterday’s Broadband Breakfast.  Midgely began by sharing the details of how education falls into the FCC agenda, explaining that [...]

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