Friday, February 12, 2010

Wi-Fi Turns Arizona Bus Ride Into a Rolling Study Hall - NYTimes.com

Sign of the times

Morning routines have been like this since the fall, when school officials mounted a mobile Internet router to bus No. 92’s sheet-metal frame, enabling students to surf the Web. The students call it the Internet Bus, and what began as a high-tech experiment has had an old-fashioned — and unexpected — result. Wi-Fi access has transformed what was often a boisterous bus ride into a rolling study hall, and behavioral problems have virtually disappeared.

Wi-Fi Turns Arizona Bus Ride Into a Rolling Study Hall - NYTimes.com

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