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Tool: Compare and Connect

View bandwidth and broadband pricing information in nearby districts


Leaders should evaluate provider options by cost and speed so they can meet the minimum bandwidth targets set by the FCC and accomplish instructional goals. By understanding how much bandwidth other schools districts in an area buy and how much they pay for those services, schools districts will be armed with information to negotiate for significantly more bandwidth for their schools. Compare & Connect K-12 has been designed as a resource for leaders in state government and school district administrators including superintendents and technology directors, as well as service providers who are helping districts upgrade their connectivity.

Strategy Resources

Analysis of Costs to Upgrade and Maintain Robust Local Area Networks for All K-12 Public Schools

A 2014 report by COSN and EducationSuperHighway on LAN costs. Learn More