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Fri., Aug. 2, 2013, 11:48 a.m.

54% Of Schools Seek State WiFI

182 of 340 eligible schools have signed up to participate in the state's new statewide high school WiFi contract, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna announced this morning; schools had until midnight last night to decide whether or not to opt in for the service. That's 54 percent of the eligible schools, which include all high schools, junior highs or middle schools in the state that serve students in grades 9 through 12. With an annual cost of $2,111,655 and 182 schools participating, the state's cost per school next year will be $11,603/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.

Question: Are you satisfied with percentage of Idaho high schools that signed up for state-sponsored WiFi?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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