broadband internet

Report: Broadband access making ‘dramatic’ progress


New data reveals how schools are quickly upgrading broadband capacity, speed

Eighty-eight percent of U.S. school districts have reached the minimum connectivity--100 kbps per student, as recommended by the Federal Communications Commission--to help students effectively use technology in the classroom.

The data comes from the second annual State of the States report from the nonprofit EducationSuperHighway, which analyzed 2016 FCC E-rate data representing 10,499 school districts and more than 38 million students.

According to the data, this mean that
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