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Blog // Connect Puerto Rico

How Technology is Fostering Unconventional Alternatives in Education

By Wil Payton

The Wall Street Journal produced an informative article on current trends in telelearning. More kids than ever before are attending school from their living rooms, bedrooms and kitchens. The result: A radical rethinking of how education works. An excerpt from the story is below: It was nearing lunchtime on a recent Thursday, and ninth-grader Noah Schnacky of Windermere, Fla., really did not want to go to algebra. So he didn't. Tipping back his chair, he studied a computer screen listing the lessons he was supposed to complete that week for his public high school—a high school conducted entirely online. Noah clicked on his global-studies...

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Technology Representatives Meet to Focus on Broadband in Latin America and the Caribbean

By CPR Staff

Caribbean recently published a report of a meeting of representatives of the technology industry who were exploring ways to improve the regulatory framework in Latin America and the Caribbean to promote greater broadband penetration and usage. Here you can find an excerpt of the statement. On December 8, about 50 representatives of the telecommunications industry participated in the half-day brainstorming session , "the broadband platform IDB's: Creating a regulatory framework that works." The meeting was held at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, DC Among the companies and nonprofit organizations who...

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