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A Tale of Two American Education Systems: An Edtech Investor’s Perspective


It’s a longstanding national crisis, often referred to as the “digital divide,” which at Kapor Capital we identify as one of the cumulative barriers across The Leaky Tech Pipeline. Only 60 percent of these families had access to computers or broadband internet at home.

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Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Common Sense Education provides digital literacy and citizenship programs to educators and school communities with a goal of empowering students to harness technology for learning and life. Free resources include ratings and reviews of apps, games, and websites, designed to help teachers find and use the best digital tools for their classrooms. Organization: Digital Promise.

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