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Americans are strongly in favor of more technology in schools

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    Americans are strongly in favor of more technology (and Internet access) in schools, saying it will help create better workers for the future, according to a recent survey. A look:

    83 percent favor putting high-speed internet in all schools within five years.

    86 percent are willing to pay a small fee (say $3 on a cell phone account) to pay for it.

    90 percent feel high-speed internet is key to preparing kids for 21st century jobs.

    Findings also show voters give the state of technology in American schools C grade.

    Most of the voters think the most important reason to expand Internet access in public schools is to help students prepare themselves for the skills they will need for 21st century jobs.

    Though support predictably softens once a price tag is added, surprisingly a strong majority of voters still support the program when told it would be paid for by a fee of about $4 a year.

    SOURCE: LEAD COMMISSION

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