Highlights from the 2019 State of the States report include:
- The number of students who have access to broadband at the FCC’s original goal of 100kbps per student has increased from 4 million in 2013 to 46.3 million today.
- The cost of Internet access for schools has declined 90 percent since 2013.
- Since 2015, school districts have invested nearly $5 billion in K-12 Wi-Fi networks.
- 99 percent of America’s K-12 public schools have the fiber-optic connections needed to meet future connectivity needs.
- Over five years, eighty-one governors in all 50 states joined the effort to close the classroom connectivity gap.