Most reports about Black students’ experiences during the 2020-21 school year focused on challenges their families faced. There were urgent calls for schools to reopen, especially to better serve students of color. Because of that, I was surprised to hear some Black families at a town hall meeting focusing on the benefits of distance learning. […]
Category: Digital Divide
Digital education may be the future of education, but most American schools are far from ready. This Hechinger Report series examines a national effort to close the digital divide by connecting all American schools to high-speed Internet, and why so many schools still lag so far behind.