Twenty-three percent of schools in a recent survey said they have tested virtual reality or tried it in classrooms.

More than half of those surveyed said they are actively investigating virtual reality for classroom use. Ten percent said they are planning to use it over the next year or two.

Those were the results of a recent survey from Extreme Networks that gauges schools' progress in implementing and planning for virtual reality in classrooms. It also touches on some of the obstacles associated with its use.

Of the schools that have tried the technology, 52 percent have tried it in science instruction,...

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