British Columbia district expands classroom Internet access

03/25/2012 | Nanaimo News Bulletin (British Columbia)

A school district in British Columbia, Canada, plans to install wireless Internet in schools beginning this year. The plan calls for expanding access to secondary schools this year, followed by primary schools next year. Officials say the change will allow teachers to use their personal tablet computers and other technology to access Web-based resources in the classroom. However, officials say allowing greater access to the Internet means that safeguards must be implemented to ensure students use the resource for educational purposes.

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