Technology Programs and Activities
Broadband and Internet Access
- The struggle for adequate and affordable broadband connectivity and Internet access in libraries and schools is explained in a detailed paper
- TEACH Wisconsin provides subsidized broadband circuits on BadgerNet, the state's public-sector telecommunications network, to K-12 school districts and public libraries in the state.
- Each year Wisconsin schools and libraries receive about $35 million in federal E-rate discounts.
- In accordance with the Wis. Stat. s. 43.24(2)(m) each regional library system has to submit a technology and resource sharing plan.