Nearly a quarter of preschool children use the Internet, according to a federal study that documents the widespread use of computers and the Internet among U.S. schoolchildren.
According to the report by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, 91 percent of all students between preschool and 12th grade use computers, and 59 percent use the Internet. The report is based on a 2003 survey of 56,000 households.
Vol. 24, Issue 40, Page 9Published in Print: June 15, 2005, as High-Tech Preschoolers