By their very nature, virtual high school programs require students and schools to have access to computers and technology. These policies show where states provide support to typically underserved students and districts.
Why does it matter? Schools and districts benefit when they have an affordable and efficient way to provide services to their students.
|Does the state provide support for hardware/software for urban/low-income/rural schools?|
|Hawaii||No information available|
|Idaho||No, if need has been determined, the local school district may provide.|
|Illinois||No, local school district offers support|
|Iowa||No, local district provides support|
|Maryland||No information available|
|Missouri||No information available|
|North Carolina||No, schools must provide all hardware and software support.|
|North Dakota||No information available|
|Oregon||No information available|
|Texas||No information available|
|Utah||The state provides funds for software licensing fees.|
|Virginia||No information available|
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