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Document Number: 3671

Progress Report on Educational Technology: State-by-State Profiles - Between 1993 and 1999, the percentage of schools with access to the Internet grew from 35% to 95%. During the same period, classrooms with Internet access increased from 3% to 65%, according to this report. It explores the extent to which each state has met the goals of the 1996 Technology Literacy Challenge presented by President Clinton and Vice President Gore. Those goals include: (1) all teachers will have the training and support for helping students learn using computers and the information superhighway; (2) all teachers and students will have modern multimedia computers in their classrooms; (3) every classroom will be connected to the information superhighway; and (4) effective software and online learning resources will be an integral part of every school’s curriculum. The report also includes longitudinal tables that summarize technological funding and grants for each state. (U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology, December 2000) ...

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