Mayor: All CPS schools to have WiFi access by next year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that all Chicago Public Schools will have access to wifi.

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that all Chicago Public Schools will have access to WiFi by next year.

Mayor Emanuel announced a $38 million federal grant Tuesday that will fund broadband wireless internet in all CPS classrooms. 

CPS officials say the move will  accelerate the plan to make computer science a graduation requirement for all students by next year, a year ahead of the original schedule. 

Click play above for more on this story from FOX 32's Lisa Chavarria. 

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