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High-Tech Preschoolers

By Debra Viadero — June 14, 2005 1 min read

“Rates of Computer and Internet Use by Children in Nursery School and Students in Kindergarten Through Twelfth Grade: 2003,” is available from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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.

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