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2017 STATE OF THE STATES: CONNECTION TO EDUCATIONSUPERHIGHWAY

39.2 million students are connected
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39.2 million students are connected
2.6 million teachers are connected
74,000 schools are connected
6.5 million students still left to connect
2,049 schools still need fiber
10,000 schools still need wifi
85% of the 900 largest districts are buying more than 100 Kbps per student
22% of school districts now meet the FCC’s 1 Mbps per student goal
77% of schools without fiber are located in rural or small-town communities

SOURCE: EDUCATIONSUPERHIGHWAY

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