The FCC has asked for a one-month extension for delivering a draft of the National Broadband Plan to Congress, according to this piece on the Wall Street Journal Web site this week. The plan, authorized under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed last year, is intended to expand high-speed Internet access to all Americans.
There’s more information on the FCC Web site dedicated to the plan and its progress. The commission now expects to deliver a draft to Congress March 17.
The National Educational Technology Plan is also due out soon. No word yet on a delivery date.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Digital Education blog.