Connecticut officials recently announced a plan to ensure that every public school classroom in the state is wired to the internet by 2004.

The proposal is a result of a three-month study of computer readiness in the state's public schools and libraries, which revealed that less than a third of the state's classrooms are connected to the internet.

In addition to wiring classrooms, Lt. Gov. M. Jodi Rell has given her state the goal of making sure every student is "cyber-ready" by the sixth grade, which means that students would be taught the skills needed to

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