County looks to network with new tech firms for Internet access
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 7:00 am (Updated: October 25, 7:59 am)
HILLSVILLE — Given the chance, a Carroll elementary student would likely find a virtual tour of the Smithsonian museums more engaging than filling out a worksheet in class.
But if the teacher isn't able to bring the network up, then that student might just end up bent over those papers.
It's not that the worksheet isn't a time-honored educational tool. It's just that the virtual field trip via the Internet would capture that child's attention and keep it.
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