Here’s How Colleges Should Help Close the Digital Divide in the COVID-Era
JULY 13, 2020
One key problem prevalent in many low-socioeconomic communities around the nation—like San Antonio, which now has the highest poverty rate of the country's 25 largest metro areas —is the digital divide. Digital divide is a term used to describe the gap present in society between those who have access to the internet and technology and those who don’t. A laptop loan program alone fails to meet the need if the student doesn’t have internet connectivity at home.