Wi-Fi on School Bus?

How do you turn a rowdy bus into an extra study hall? Install Wi-Fi, according to the Valiz, Arizona school district in a NY Times article:

“It’s made a big difference,” said J. J. Johnson, the bus’s driver. “Boys aren’t hitting each other, girls are busy, and there’s not so much jumping around.”

Apparently, Arizona is not the only school district interested. The company that makes the router, Autonet Mobile, has sold them to Washington DC, Florida, and Missouri. A mobile wireless hotspot, interesting…

~ by D. Dieterle on February 13, 2010.

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