"In rural Nevada, bridging the education 'digital divide' largely means improving internet access"
August 26, 2020


 

Date: August 26, 2020

Outlet: The Nevada Independent

Written By: Jackie Valley, Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez

Excerpt: "Homework is one thing. An entire school day is another. And when COVID-19 shuttered schools, that became the reality.

“'I think it magnified the problem,' said John Windhausen, executive director of the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition, an advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., that’s dedicated to closing the digital divide. 'The problem had been there, but it was kind of not given enough attention.'”

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Original Posting: https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/in-rural-nevada-bridging-the-education-digital-divide-largely-means-improving-internet-access



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