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Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994 - 2001

Introduction

Selected Findings

School Connectivity

Students and Computer Access

Operating Systems, Memory Capacity, and Disk Space

Special Hardware and Software for Students with Disabilities

The Internet as a Way to Communicate with Parents and Students

Technologies and Procedures to Prevent Student Access to Inappropriate Material on the Internet

Related Information

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1 - Percent of public schools with Internet access, by school characteristics: 1994-2001

2 - Percent of public school instructional rooms with Internet access, by school characteristics: 1994-2001

3 - Percent of public schools with Internet access using various types of connections: 2001

4 - Percent of schools with Internet access using broadband connections, by school characteristics: 2000-2001

5 - Ratio of public school students to instructional computers with Internet access, by school characteristics: 1998-2001

6 - Percent of public schools allowing students to access the Internet outside of regular school hours, by school characteristics: 2001

7 - Percent of public schools lending laptop computers to students, by school characteristics: 2001

8 - Percent of public schools lending laptop computers to students for various maximum lengths of time: 2001

9 - Percent of public schools reporting which operating system/platform was used most frequently on their instructional computers: 2001

10 - Percent of public schools indicating which operating systems/platforms are used most frequently on their instructional computers, by school characteristics: 2001

11 - Percent of public schools reporting which operating system/platform, disk space, and memory capacity were used on most of their instructional computers: 2001

12 - Percent of public schools with students with various disabilities, and of those, percent with special hardware and special software for these students, by type of disability and by school characteristics: 2001

13 - Percent of public schools indicating that administrative staff, teachers, and/or students may have a school-sponsored e-mail address and how many within those groups have e-mail address: 2001

14 - Percent of public schools with a Web site, and of those, percent where students or parents can communicate with the school through the Web site, by school characteristics: 2001

15 - Percent of public schools with various topics appearing on their Web site: 2001

16 - Percent of public schools with various topics appearing on their Web site, by school characteristics: 2001

17 - Percent of public schools updating their Web site daily, weekly, monthly, or less than monthly: 2001

18 - Percent of public schools where students participated in the creation of the Web site,participated in its maintenance, and contributed materials to the Web site, by school characteristics: 2001

19 - Percent of public schools using technologies or procedures to prevent student access to inappropriate material on the Internet, and of those schools, percent using these measures on all computers with Internet access used by students, by school characteristics: 2001

20 - Percent of public schools with Internet access using various technologies/procedures to prevent student access to inappropriate material on the Internet, by school characteristics: 2001

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