A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

This issue [the ‘homework gap’] constitutes a new civil right: the right to digital equity.”. In their defense, Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen point out that they do more than most to support digital inclusion. In 2004, President George W.

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

As an op-ed in The Washington Post put it , “The FCC talks the talk on the digital divide – and then walks in the other direction.” million settlement paid by Inter-Tel in 2004 over accusations of rigging the bidding process. E-rate and the History of the Future of the “Digital Divide” When the E-rate program was first established in 1996, only 14% of K–12 classrooms in the US had access to the Internet.

A school district is building a DIY broadband network

The Hechinger Report

But a few pioneering districts have shown that it’s possible, and Albemarle County has joined a nascent trend of districts trying to build their own bridges across the digital divide. Related: Not all towns are created equal, digitally. Read more about the Digital Divide.

Will a new batch of licenses help rural students get online?

The Hechinger Report

In total, the homework gap hits some 12 million school-aged kids nationwide, according to a 2017 congressional report, “ America’s Digital Divide.”.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

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