Low-cost school Net fix do-able, nonprofit says

Posted: August 12, 2014 at 4:07 a.m.

8/11/14 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Gov Mike Beebe, left, listens as Evan Marwell, CEO of EducationSuperHighway, discusses his partnership with the state of Arkansas to help bring high-speed fiber internet service to Arkansas schools during a press conference Monday at the State Capitol.

Arkansas can provide good Internet access to all of its school districts without raising spending sharply if it stops using copper and starts using fiber optic cable, a high-tech nonprofit said Monday.

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