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New Mexico Enlists EducationSuperHighway to Upgrade School Broadband

Oct 19, 2015

NEW MEXICO’S NEW PIPES: Charming news for students and teachers in the Land of Enchantment: State governor Susana Martinez is committing $49 million to beef up broadband infrastructure in New Mexico’s schools and districts, where more than 30 percent of schools lack high-speed Internet required to take advantage of education technology tools. (One district is reportedly “operating on the same amount of bandwidth that would be found in a single cellphone.”) The state will be working with EducationSuperHighway, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that is also helping Montana, Virginia and Arkansas upgrade the Internet pipes in schools. More details in the release.

Policy

New Mexico Enlists EducationSuperHighway to Upgrade School Broadband

Oct 19, 2015

NEW MEXICO’S NEW PIPES: Charming news for students and teachers in the Land of Enchantment: State governor Susana Martinez is committing $49 million to beef up broadband infrastructure in New Mexico’s schools and districts, where more than 30 percent of schools lack high-speed Internet required to take advantage of education technology tools. (One district is reportedly “operating on the same amount of bandwidth that would be found in a single cellphone.”) The state will be working with EducationSuperHighway, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that is also helping Montana, Virginia and Arkansas upgrade the Internet pipes in schools. More details in the release.

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