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Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest on how technology is changing education

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  • This year, North Carolina became the first state in the country with every classroom connected to high speed broadband.
  • The state’s Digital Learning Plan has helped set education technology priorities in order, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest said, beginning with making sure classrooms are connected to the internet. 
  • Forest said it’s becoming more affordable to connect the last mile, making sure that students have internet connectivity at home.

On this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Lt. Gov. Dan Forest about how technology in classrooms is changing the way public schools work in the 21st Century. 


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