As federal efforts to connect students to high-speed internet make headway, districts identify their top challenges


internet-connectivityFunding remains the largest and most-cited obstacle when it comes to updating schools' infrastructure and installing high-speed broadband internet access, according to a survey from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN).

CoSN's second annual E-rate and Infrastructure Survey, conducted with AASA and MDR, reveals that 58 percent of school districts said monthly recurring and ongoing expenses are their biggest barrier to connectivity.

In all, 60 percent of surveyed districts said funding is their biggest...

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