Georgia’s Liberty County School System to outfit its school bus fleet with wi-fi in an effort to extend the school day -- the first school district in Georgia to provide students free internet access through mobile wi-fi units.

Liberty County will also create 24 “Homework Zones” around the county by parking their Kajeet wi-fi-enabled school buses in areas including apartment complexes and fire and police departments from 2:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. These “Homework Zones” will allow low-income students to access educational and safe, school-district approved websites so they can continue their studies outside the classroom.

When Liberty County launched...

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    Stephen Noonoo is a former editor of eSchool News. He has served as a consultant for CUE, California’s ISTE affiliate, and as managing editor of its quarterly publication, OnCUE. He has worked as a freelance writer, an education editor for SmartBrief newsletters, and as a staff editor for a well-known publication focusing on education technology.