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7. Local schools have computer and high-speed Internet access, as well as curricula that support digital and media literacy

-A  re kids trained to use the modern digital tools to learn, to produce content, and to coordinate and organize activity? This is digital literacy.

-A  re kids trained to question the validity of online material, develop a critical eye, perceive and protect themselves from dangerous situations, and appreciate the dictates of journalistic integrity? This is media literacy.

8. High-speed Internet is available to all citizens

-D  oes local and state government promote development of and access to a telecommunications infrastructure that gives easy and affordable access to services and information found primarily on-line or digitally?

-A  re these services, including high speed Internet access, available in the home, in schools and in other public institutions?

- Are there choices of service providers?

- Wireless and wireline communications and Internet services are valuable and offer different experiences. Are both available?

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Informing Communities  

The Report of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy

Informing Communities  

The Report of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy

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