Connecting The Nation: Classrooms, Libraries, And Health Care Organizations In The Information Age

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DIANE Publishing, Aug 30, 2004 - Computers - 32 pages
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Page 30 - The federal government has a critical role to play in ensuring that...
Page 12 - Source: US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, Survey on Family and School Partnerships in Public Schools, K-8, FRSS 58, 1996, unpublished tabulations prepared by Westat, August 1996.
Page 1 - universal service" concept to ensure that information resources are available to all at affordable prices.
Page 12 - Data for combined schools are not reported as a separate instructional level because there were very few in the sample. Data for combined schools are included in the totals and in analyses by other school characteristics. SOURCE: US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, "Survey on Advanced Telecommunications in US Public Schools, K-12,
Page 6 - We must work with the private sector to connect every classroom, every clinic, every library, and every hospital in America to a national 'information superhighway by the year 2000
Page 1 - ... from that simple proposition, he shaped the New Deal, which helped to restore our Nation to prosperity and define the relationship between our people and their Government for half a century. That approach worked in its time. But we today, we face a very different time and very different conditions. We are moving from an industrial age built on gears and sweat to an information age demanding skills and learning and flexibility.
Page 13 - ... numerous examples of these applications. To discover the extent to which schools can currently access such networks, the US Departments of Education and Commerce commissioned a study to gather data from a representative sample of schools in the fall of 1994. The analysis indicated that While 75 percent of public schools have access to some kind of computer network, only 49 percent have access to a wide area network — 35...
Page 28 - ... done the grape crop by sparrows had reached the department from twenty-five States and the District of Columbia, as follows : Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio. Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia"and West Virginia.
Page 15 - ... Little, Inc., the internationally recognized economic consulting firm, to assess how telecommunications technology could help address the national health care crisis. AD Little's July 1992 study, "Telecommunications: Can It Help Solve America's Health Care Problems?" stated: "America's health care bill can be reduced by more than $36 billion each year by applying selected telecommunications applications nationwide. These cost reductions in the health care industry will flow to patients, employers...
Page 6 - Report of the Information Infrastructure Task Force Committee on Applications and Technology, NIST Special Publication 857 (Washington, DC: May 1994).

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