Internet Essentials Program Benefits American Education

ALEC lauds the benefits of digital learning in American education, such as customized learning programs for struggling students and more time for “higher-level discussions.” Additionally, technology in the classroom empowers “students to learn anytime, anywhere; to be always learning.”

To the benefit of greater digital education, the Philadelphia-based telecommunications company, Comcast, announced another round of enhancements to its low-cost broadband Internet program Internet Essentials earlier this month. The program launched in 2011 and has since invested more than $240 million in digital literacy training.

Internet Essentials costs $9.95 per month plus tax and announced free upgrades to …

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