Rural schools are often charged outrageous rates for lousy Internet service. Can billions of federal dollars and a menu of market-based reforms fix the problem?
IT Infrastructure Project The Slowest Internet in Mississippi: Rural Schools Still Struggle to Get Connected
Rural schools are often charged outrageous rates for slow Internet service. Can billions of federal dollars & market-based reforms fix that?
IT Infrastructure Project 'Washington Gave Us Leverage': E-rate Reforms Bring Hope to Rural Schools
The federal effort to bring affordable high-speed Internet to all schools is already making a big difference in rural America.
IT Infrastructure Project 'They Rake Us Over the Coals': Rural Schools, Telecoms Battle Over Internet Prices
In rural, remote parts of the U.S., harsh geography and a lack of competition among telecoms lead to astronomical bills for many districts.