Students and Families Need Long-Term Solutions to the Homework Gap
Stopgaps implemented for remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic, such as temporary broadband discounts, aren’t enough to permanently close the homework gap.
There’s a Digital Divide in Silicon Valley and It’s Leaving Students Behind
Living just outside of the heart of Silicon Valley in the Bay Area are more than 15,000 families who lack access to high-speed internet and devices. This digital divide, which was already leaving students behind, is only widening during the coronavirus pandemic.
What Homeless Students Lose When Schools Go Digital
Educators, school leaders, and community leaders alike are deeply concern over COVID-19's long-term impacts on the education of over 100,000 homeless students in the New York City public school system.
This Community Set Out to Bridge the Digital Divide
Slow internet was hindering students in Leslie County. That’s why these teachers, community leaders, and students came together to create small but powerful devices that could help bring high-speed internet to the county.
What's Possible for Appalachia’s Schools When Internet Isn't an Issue
What's possible for schools in Appalachia when internet isn't an issue, and teachers can focus on preparing students for a 21st-century future in the region? We visited two schools to find out.
Slow Speeds, High Hopes: Exploring the Rural Broadband Gap
Despite being just as capable and ready to learn, students in rural America are falling behind because reliable high-speed internet is unavailable in their communities.
How Rural Students Are Left Behind in the Digital Age
The rural broadband gap is one of the greatest educational challenges facing rural communities today. Learn how students and teachers in rural communities are using clever workarounds to stay connected and get work done despite the digital divide.