"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.'”