An unsuccessful bidder for the state’s WiFi contract is urging schools to explore their buying options. The company’s president says the move is not designed to be a sales pitch.
As the Legislature looks to wrap up its year’s work, auditors could get $90,000 for a two-pronged assignment: taking a closer look at the state’s new WiFi system and its high school broadband network.
Catch up on the latest legislative action from the Statehouse: a shuffling of lottery proceeds, a bill on school WiFi specs and a proposal to create a new committee to review SBAC questions.
During what may be the Senate Education Committee’s last meeting of the year, lawmakers passed a bill setting requirements for school districts that want state funding to run their own WiFi system.
Two big contracts. A lot of moving parts. And big decisions for state officials. The Idaho Education Network broadband battle and the WiFi project controversy, explained.