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[Susan notes: Short and powerful.]

Published in Washington Post

To the editor

Before we worry about no child left unconnected to the Internet [ Broadband in schools gets FCC push, news, Feb. 3], how about no child left unfed, no child without adequate health care and no child without easy access to a good library? The rate of child poverty in the United States is 23 percent, the second-highest of all economically advanced countries.

Stephen Krashen

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