The cost is about $700 per bus for the equipment and $50 in monthly Internet access charges.
The lottery proceeds must be working. /sarc
posted on 01/11/2013 6:21:30 AM PST
I mis-read that as North Korea.
posted on 01/11/2013 6:27:35 AM PST
(maybe i should take a nap before work)
Bus full of kids on one 3g card? oh ya.. that’ll work. Who is the brainiac who thought that one up?
3 kids streaming netflix can bring a 3g card to it’s knees.
posted on 01/11/2013 6:30:30 AM PST
(The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
Anything to keep the little darlings sedated.
posted on 01/11/2013 6:32:24 AM PST
(Behold, the power of government cheese.)
Yes, it is be very important that kids have accesss to Facebook while in the bus. Great use of taxpayer money. No matter how much we give them, it will never be enough.
posted on 01/11/2013 6:34:23 AM PST
("From my cold dead hands.")
This is an area served by the Google gigabit service. Not all buses will be converted but just the long distance buses used by band and athletics.
They have several routes that are an hour long, looking for a way to recoup dead time. District is also looking to implement BYOD like many districts.
Upscale district, to be sure.
posted on 01/11/2013 6:36:26 AM PST
by texas booster
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I guess the kid’s smart phone won’t cut it for 20 minutes.
posted on 01/11/2013 6:37:38 AM PST
It will keep them quiet and focused on tweeting.
posted on 01/11/2013 6:40:20 AM PST
Still no seat belts ?
Follow the money
posted on 01/11/2013 6:40:28 AM PST
by maine yankee
(I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
The answer to every question with the word ‘school’ in it is home school.
posted on 01/11/2013 6:50:38 AM PST
Stepping aboard a school bus will soon be the same as taking a seat in class
Stepping aboard a school bus will soon be the same as taking a seat in A GAME ROOM.
posted on 01/11/2013 7:06:58 AM PST
by Iron Munro
(I Miss America, don't you?)
If it keeps the little mostes from pummeling each other all teh way to school.....
posted on 01/11/2013 7:10:47 AM PST
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
What a well-conceived idea.
posted on 01/11/2013 8:49:04 AM PST
(Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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