The Kansas House of Representatives approved an act Jan. 25 creating a technology network linking schools, libraries, colleges, and hospitals.
Known as the KAN-ED Act, the bill would link the state's institutions with a broadband network that provides high-speed internet access, distance learning, and medical evaluation.
The act was approved 114-8, sending it to the Senate. Funding for the network would be contained in a separate bill.
Schools and libraries would...