Petition seeks to boost access to broadband Internet in schools

04/10/2013 | Education Week

The International Society for Technology in Education is seeking signatures for a petition that asks President Barack Obama's administration to boost schools' access to Internet broadband. If the group gathers 100,000 signatures through an online platform set up by the White House, the administration will review the petition. "Unfortunately, unlike the business and healthcare sectors, K-12 investment in school broadband infrastructure has lagged. Even the successful E-Rate program cannot meet rapidly escalating school needs for increased bandwidth," the petition states.

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