In the USA — millions of homes are still without access to broadband and wireless technology.
In places like Albemarle County, where school officials estimate up to 20 percent of students lack home broadband, all the latest education-technology tools meant to narrow achievement gaps don’t work.
So, rather than wait for reluctant commercial internet providers to expand their reach, the district is trying an audacious solution.
They’re building their own countywide broadband network.
Read this amazing article, courtesy of WIRED magazine — about how through the use of edu-tech — more students are being given the opportunity to learn and improve their grades.