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How one city closed the digital divide for nearly all its students

The Hechinger Report

You don’t have a computer, you don’t have internet, you can’t even access distance learning,” Silver said. RELATED: Racial segregation is one reason some families have internet access and others don’t, new research finds. In May 2021, Think College Now elementary students sit in class after returning to in-person learning.

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Homework in a McDonald’s parking lot: Inside one mother’s fight to help her kids get an education during coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

Her cellphone’s data plan — the only way she could access the internet at home — wasn’t up to the task. Greenville schools have some of the highest school dropout rates in the state, and Johnson also viewed staying at home as necessary to defend her children’s chances of living an easier life. This story also appeared in HuffPost.

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Coronavirus becomes unprecedented test for teacher-student relationships

The Hechinger Report

Related: Teachers need lots of training to do online learning. On Monday, Rose learned the student’s father had died. Nearly 12 million students in 2017 didn’t have broadband internet in their homes , according to a federal report. They have art, they have gym, they have lunch and they have teachers they know.

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Erasing the Look and Feel of Poverty

Digital Promise

Compared to white and affluent students, low-income and minority students have less access to nearly every type of educational benefit. Overall, there is a risk that a “ digital learning gap ” is forming on top of the achievement gap that already exists. It’s basically kids raising themselves in some of these scenarios,” says Creeden.

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Erasing the Look and Feel of Poverty

Digital Promise

Compared to white and affluent students, low-income and minority students have less access to nearly every type of educational benefit. Overall, there is a risk that a “ digital learning gap ” is forming on top of the achievement gap that already exists. ” Ending Social Promotion. "You’re

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Education's Online Futures

Hack Education

It has shaped the administrative imaginary – and that in turn has shaped how schools have built capacity (or much more likely outsourced capacity ) and defined capacity altogether – notably in response to what’s been consistently framed as the challenge of access and the necessity of choice. broadband privacy rules.”

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Hack Education

Still in its early stages, this ambitious project relies on a little-known public resource – a slice of electromagnetic spectrum the federal government long ago set aside for schools – called the Educational Broadband Service (EBS). Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Facebook , an Online Learning Platform?”