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Darrell West

Darrell West is vice president of and senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution.
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Commentary: Updating the Federal Program That Connects Schools to the Internet

January 2, 2014 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Thanks to the Internet, anyone with a phone can access the collective knowledge of past generations. Still, despite the mobile revolution, many schools have remained buffered from technological advances and far too many lack 21st century teaching tools that enable personalized learning. The 1996 Telecommunication Act tasked the Federal Communications...

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