"CARES Focused on Learning, States Alone on Privacy Laws, Texas’ Broadband Problem"
March 17, 2021


Date: March 17, 2021

Outlet: Broadband Breakfast

Written By: Derek Shumway

Excerpt: "Officials administering the Coronovirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) prioritized immediate digital learning over long-term broadband deployment to help close the digital divide, according to a study released Monday by the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition.

The study, by Bailey McHale and Abigail Simmerman at SHLB, found 'over half of the spending focused on digital learning for K-12 students, while a third was spent on broadband infrastructure.'”

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Original Posting: http://broadbandbreakfast.com/2021/03/cares-focused-on-learning-states-alone-on-privacy-laws-texas-broadband-problem/

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