Online Learning Only Works if Students Have Home Internet Access. Some Don’t.

New America | Sabia Prescott

“Many of the 12 million U.S. children who do not have broadband at home are in low-income, rural, or tribal areas, and, increasingly, the schools they attend are forced to close entirely because they cannot provide access.”

Shut down indefinitely for coronavirus, districts are attempting to salvage the school year by developing online learning programs for their students. However, not all students have access to the internet. This article from New America explores how digital inequities are leaving some students behind.

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