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Blog // Connect Michigan

Slow Broadband Challenges Michigan Schools—Federal Assistance May Soon Be Available

By Wil Payton

  Schools are implementing digital devices as an integral part of their curriculums but limited broadband speeds are impeding technology adoption plans. A recent Detroit News article examined the challenge of testing students online when bandwidth is inadequate or when students are constrained by outdated technology.  Below is an excerpt from that article: As public schools embrace instruction using iPads, Chromebooks and laptops to provide everyday digital experiences for students, their limited broadband speeds are restricting how much online learning can go on at once. To read more click here. Michigan schools, along with other...

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