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

The Hechinger Report

According to a 2021 report from the think tank New America, 1 in 8 children from low-income families don’t have a computer at home, while 1 in 7 lack access to broadband internet. Oakland launched OAK Wi-Fi, a broadband program, in late 2020 using $7.7 OAKLAND, Calif.

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” Via the Education Law Center : “Several New Jersey civil rights and parent advocacy organizations have filed a legal challenge to new high school graduation regulations recently adopted by the State Board of Education. Testing, Testing… Via the Hechinger Report : “On a classroom-based test for new teachers , black teachers score lower.” ” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski.