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Title:  Issue Brief: Internet Access in Public Schools
Description: This Issue Brief presents data on internet usage in the schools based on nationally representative surveys of regular public schools in 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997. Questions addressed include: How much progress have schools made?; What is the availability of Internet access in instructional rooms?; What is the outlook for achieving Internet access by 2000?; What educational and community groups are supporting telecommunications in the schools?; and As schools obtain Internet access, what challenges remain for educators?
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Cover Date: February 1998
Web Release: February 26, 1998
Print Release: February 26, 1998
Publication #: NCES 98031
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: John Bare, Knight Foundation, and Anne Meek (ESSI)
Type of Product: Issue Brief
Survey/Program Areas: Fast Response Survey System (FRSS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Issue Brief, please contact:
Lisa Hudson.
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