School wi-fi and broadband connectivity are showing improvement, due largely to an increased investment from the federal E-rate program's modernization, according to a new report from CoSN.

The results indicate strong improvements, but they also highlight areas where districts continue to struggle. They also underscore why school systems need strong networks and robust, affordable broadband access to fully leverage 21st century educational opportunities.

“One trend is clear: Learning is going digital. Improved wireless access and broadband connectivity means more schools are better able to meet the modern technology needs of students and teachers,” says Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN. “These strides demonstrate...

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