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<p>Eric Boyette, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (DIT) and State Chief Information Officer, announced today the release of the &ldquo;The Homework Gap in North Carolina,&rdquo; a report that provides communities with strategies to bridge the homework gap that occurs when students are assigned homework that requires internet access but lack an internet connection at home.</p>
<p>The State Library of North Carolina and the Broadband Infrastructure Office of the North Carolina&nbsp;Department of Information Technology (NC DIT) are pleased to announce the official launch of a new partner program with the Robeson County Public Library and the Public Schools of Robeson County.&nbsp;</p>
<p>A new grant will help North Carolina explore how to better use technology to improve health in western North Carolina.</p>
<p>The application period for the 2018 GREAT Grant program will close Feb. 1 at 11:59 p.m.</p>
<p>Service to 911 centers in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast was restored Thursday afternoon, according to telecommunications companies that serve the centers</p>
<p>Law enforcement has a new tool to help them protect the people of North Carolina &ndash; technology that allows them to search anywhere, on any device, for criminal records.</p>
<p>The North Carolina Department of Information Technology is advising people to carefully monitor solicitations and other communications they receive during the coming holiday season.</p>
<p>Internet service providers interested in the new GREAT Grant Program can now apply for funding through an online portal, the state&rsquo;s Broadband Infrastructure Office announced today.</p>
<p>Red Grasso of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology has been named chairman of the new Disaster Response and Recovery Working Group of the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee within the FCC.</p>
<p>The GREAT Grant Program is a $10 million grant program that allows internet service providers and electric membership cooperatives to compete for funding to lower financial barriers that prevent broadband expansion in rural communities.&nbsp;</p>
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