Wayne E. Hanson served as a writer and editor with e.Republic from 1989 to 2013, having worked for several business units including Government Technology magazine, the Center for Digital Government, Governing, and Digital Communities. Hanson was a juror from 1999 to 2004 with the Stockholm Challenge and Global Junior Challenge competitions in information technology and education.
A webinar hosted by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors discussed what authority the FCC has as far as limiting state and local zoning authority over the placement of personal wireless service facilities.
Some 45 states and four territories have developed a set of uniform standards for math and English that allows for curriculum materials to be traded, shared and improved by teachers, districts and states, regardless of location.
With passage of new public safety broadband legislation earlier this year, the federal government is trying to put the brakes on these projects to ensure they fit in with the emerging national network – and in some cases that’s spurring frustration.