With regard to the story, "FCC: Rural Alaskan residents can hook into internet through schools" (February), there are some misunderstandings being perpetuated here.

This story missed several key points, largely relating to the implications of the schools' use of the network after the school day is over for students. Almost without fail, teachers are at school till eight or nine or 10 p.m., working on lesson prep, grades, or materials development.

The school likely will not have any part in the provision of internet access, but rather the ruling


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