Tags digital divide

Five ways to close the homework gap

by Stacey Pusey • 1 month ago

Commentary: By rallying community members and thinking creatively, schools can connect more of their students to the internet.

'Tech for Rural Districts' brings new resources to remote schools

by Katya Schwenk • 2 months ago

"Like a focus group on steroids," a new initiative created by two education groups will provide online resources for remote communities.

Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act' for state and local government

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The Digital Equity Act aims to expand internet access to millions more Americans, providing new opportunities to succeed in school and the workforce.

Broadband imbalance: Students need internet for future success beyond school, expert says

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

A report from the Brookings Institution showcases the country's rural-urban digital divide.

FCC commissioner highlights E-rate success in North Carolina

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

"There’s nothing better than seeing this first-hand,” Jessica Rosenworcel told EdScoop after visiting a middle school E-rate recipient Wednesday.

Google funds project to deploy tech integration coaches nationwide

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

The initiative, in partnership with Digital Promise, aims to connect the dots between technology and student results.

North Carolina middle school steers Wi-Fi onto buses

by Darlene Aderoju • 3 years ago

Gamewell Middle School plans to expand a pilot program that adds Wi-Fi, devices and teachers to its school buses in an effort to close the digital divide.