Technology overuse may be the new digital divide
The Hechinger Report
OCTOBER 23, 2017
For years policymakers have fretted about the “digital divide,” that poor students are less likely to have computers and high-speed internet at home than rich students. “Access to hardware is less of an issue,” said Kevin Clark, director of the Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity at George Mason University. “It’s not a technology divide, it’s a content divide. They need exercise and free play.