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Title:  Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-2001
Description: This report presents data on Internet access in U.S. public schools from 1994 to 2001 by school characteristics. It provides trend analysis on the progress of public schools and classrooms in connecting to the Internet and on the ratio of students to instructional computers with Internet access. For the year 2001, this report also presents data on the types of Internet connections used; student access to the Internet outside of regular school hours; laptop computer loans; and operating systems, memory capacity and disk space found most frequently on instructional computers. It also contains information on special hardware and software for students with disabilities, school-sponsored e-mail addresses, school Web sites, and technologies and procedures to prevent student access to inappropriate material on the Internet.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: September 2002
Web Release: September 17, 2002
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2002018
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Anne Kleiner and Elizabeth Farris
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: Fast Response Survey System (FRSS)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
John H. Ralph.
 
 
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