Will Biden’s $100 billion broadband plan solve rural student college access?

Will Biden’s $100 billion broadband plan solve rural student college access?

Reported by Vox, included in President Biden’s 2 trillion dollar American Jobs infrastructure proposal includes $100 billion designed to provide all Americans with affordable high-speed internet access.

The takeaway? With 30 million Americans currently without access to any broadband, let alone affordable broadband, the challenge ahead is real. And even a whole bunch of money alone may not prove enough to fully solve for this. But even if merely massive strides are taken, think of all those new potential students who now have digital roads to your online offerings?

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.

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Eric Olsen

Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.