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Edtech Reports Recap: Video Is Eating the World, Broadband Fails to Keep Up

Edsurge

The broadband gap isn’t only a problem for remote learning. That Broadband Gap Bar? schools had high-speed broadband connections. A different nonprofit, Connected Nation, has picked up EducationSuperHighway’s broadband baton. In a new analysis , it finds that 47 percent of U.S. All in this Edtech Reports Recap.

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Including Adult Learners in the National Broadband Research Agenda

Digital Promise

Despite the promise of technology to improve access to learning opportunities for underserved adult learners, the adoption and use of technology for and by these learners is nascent. Our goal was to be sure the issues of technology adoption and use by this population were critical components of the Agenda.

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How Publicly Available Broadband Data Can Help Us Close the Connectivity Gap

Education Superhighway

These are critical questions, and we are committed to ensuring that when it comes to our work, the answers around our use of broadband data are clear. As a result, more schools can upgrade their broadband networks and give their students equal access to countless digital learning opportunities. Machine Learning and Analysis.

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The Digital Divide Has Narrowed, But 12 Million Students Are Still Disconnected

Edsurge

K-12 students lacked access to a working device, reliable high-speed internet or both. In the months that followed, many states and school districts mobilized, using federal CARES Act funding, broadband discounts and partnerships with private companies to connect their students and enable online learning. Money is an issue.

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OPINION: The biggest danger to U.S. higher education? Losing 20 years’ worth of gains in access for first-generation and minority students

The Hechinger Report

The biggest danger that higher education faces as a sector, though, is the loss of gains that we have made over the past 20 years in access to a college education — with all of the accompanying benefits to individuals and our entire society — for first-generation and minority students. This story about access to U.S.

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OPINION: Historically underserved school districts in Mississippi were hit hard in the pandemic and need immediate help  

The Hechinger Report

Our extensive work at MCJ culminated in a report that showcased an unsettling reality: Affordability and availability are formidable barriers to internet access, while reading and math proficiency rates are significantly below the state averages in grades 3-8. A significant challenge for Delta communities is the ever-growing digital divide.

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Virginia State Project: Initial data analysis highlights broadband opportunities for divisions

Education Superhighway

This past spring, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a partnership between the state of Virginia and EducationSuperHighway to work toward ensuring that all Virginia public schools have equal and affordable access to broadband technology. Cost drivers for high-speed Internet access.