12th > September > 2004 Archive

Chicago schools hurt by web project gone wrong

Chicago schools looking to capitalize on a federally-funded program for bridging the digital divide have suffered through a string of bureaucratic blunders, politically tainted contracts and overall incompetence, according to the Chicago Tribune. These failures have led to the loss of at least $50m in funds and left hundreds of schools without adequate internet access.
Ashlee Vance, 12 Sep 2004

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