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Fri., Sept. 6, 2013, 3:26 p.m.

Idaho Alters School WiFi Deal

Under pressure from legislators, the state Education Department and the company it selected to provide WiFi to high schools statewide have agreed that payment should be made only for services provided. The change, announced Friday, marks a major shift in a controversial contract with Education Networks of America that would have paid the Nashville-based company a flat fee regardless of how many schools it served. Savings could drop the value of the total contract from $2.11 million to $1.89 million for the first year and key lawmakers say other potential changes could be in the works/Betsy Russell, SR. More here.


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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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