Polk Broadband Plan - Page 53

POLK COUNTY BROADBAND PLAN Schools Figure 31 shows the locations of Polk County schools, with the school connection speed (indicated by marker size) and the broadband provider (indicated by marker color). In recent years, broadband has become important for all levels of education. In K-12 schools, it provides students, teachers, administrators, and parents with a wide range of opportunities for interactive and hybrid learning. It can also help today’s students to acquire the technological skills that will be necessary for success as they come of age in an increasingly globalized and networked economy and culture. Figure 31. Connection