A north-central Indiana school district plans to equip all of its school buses with wireless Internet access.
Kokomo-Center Schools' will spend nearly $200,000 on a GPS tracking system for all 65 district buses, another $125,000 to install WI-FI and then $5,000 annually to pay for the service.
A Federal grant will help to pay for the service.
School officials justify the expense by saying that students involved in extra-curricular activities like sports and marching band have a hard time doing home work since some must be don’t on computer.
The district plans to issue every student a laptop within three years.