Classrooms no longer have chalk boards. Children do have technology everywhere. Technology requires bandwidth. Digital tools are important for tech-infused educational growth. Adequate high-speed internet is needed for our schools future.
The homework gap is personified when there is digital inequality.
Broadband Speeds / Student
To enable digital learning in every classroom every day, the FCC recommends 1Mbps per student.
How do our bigger K-12 compare?
Connect K-12 has some current, free data for review:
- Asheville City School District – 250 kbps per student
- Buncombe County School District – 660 kbps per student
- Henderson County Public School District – 1.1 Mbps per student
- Madison County School District – 450 kbps per student
- Transylvania County School District – 320 kbps per student
Connected Nations Podcast
Learn more about digital equity for our WNC children.
Listen to this Connected Nations podcast.
Advocate for Broadband
The Western North Carolina is advocating for broadband for all residents.
Digital inclusion is critical to our economic future!