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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 and BadgerNet

  • 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.

Library System Technology and Resource Sharing Plans

  • In accordance with the Wis. Stat. s. 43.24(2)(m) each regional library system has to submit a technology and resource sharing plan.