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Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994 - 2000


How much progress have public schools made in connecting to the Internet?

What is the ratio of students to instructional computers in public schools?

How are public schools connected to the Internet?

To what extent are public schools making the Internet available to students outside of regular school hours in 2000?

How are public schools preventing students from accessing inappropriate material on the Internet in 2000?



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Table 1- Percent of public schools with Internet access, by school characteristics: 1994-2000

Table 2- Percent of instructional rooms with Internet access in public schools, by school characteristics: 1994-2000

Table 3- Ratio of students to instructional computers with Internet access in public schools, and percent of public schools allowing students to access the Internet outside regular school hours, by school characteristics: 1998-2000

Table 4- Percent of public schools with Internet access using the following types of connections, by school characteristics: 1998-2000

Table 5- Percent of public schools with acceptable use policies (AUPs) using various combinations of procedures and/or technologies to prevent student access to inappropriate material on the Internet:2000

Figure 1.—Percent of public schools allowing students to access the Internet outside of regular school hours giving students access after school, before school, and on weekends: 2000

Figure 2.—Percent of public schools having acceptable use policies (AUPs) using the following technologies or procedures: 2000

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