Friday, September 20, 2019
You’re reading the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society’s Weekly Digest, a recap of the biggest (or most overlooked) telecommunications stories of the week. The digest is delivered via e-mail each Friday.
Round-Up for the Week of September 16-20, 2019
Two publications released this week have us thinking about the impact the digital divide has on education, schools, and students. In many schools around the country, teachers might be able to take for granted that their students have access to the internet outside of school. Unfortunately, for too many students, that just isn’t true. The resulting “Homework Gap” is expanding inequity.
Teachers and the Digital Divide
Common Sense Media surveyed K-12 teachers about the use of