Chicken-Fried News: Brain boost 

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State schools might soon be surfing the ’net at record speeds.

Gov. Mary Fallin launched the Oklahoma Connect and Learn Initiative, designed to bring broadband internet and new digital learning opportunities to schools statewide, this month.

The governor’s team will include the state Department of Education, representatives from the Corporation Commission and other state agencies and a local school superintendent.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister recently told The Norman Transcript she is excited about the partnership.

“Now is the time to invest in our children’s future by providing them with the tools they need to succeed in a 21st-century education,” she said.

At long last, little Timmy will have enough bandwidth to research the Land Run of ’89 and play games at the same time.

Sorry, Suzy. Wikipedia is not suddenly a primary source just because it no longer takes half the period to load an article.

In all seriousness, we at Chicken-Fried News know it is vitally important for all Oklahoma students to have the fastest and most reliable internet connection possible.

Earth has never known a textbook as vast or powerful as the World Wide Web.

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