Bids to bring fiber internet to schools are denied funding seven times more often than other projects
The Hechinger Report
MARCH 20, 2018
When students at Woodman School, on the western edge of Montana, are working on research projects in class, they don’t have the option to start their search with Google. If teachers want kids to use online resources in class, they must take home a classroom set of laptops and download the information to each computer in preparation for the school day. A typical E-rate project gets denied at a 4 percent rate,” Marwell said.