Tag: digital equity
Participation in this year’s survey was at an all-time high with 2,138 responses counted, which is equivalent to 9.9 percent of all FY2020 E-rate applicants.
Despite economic uncertainty during COVID-19, families are spending more on school shopping in 2020 due to purchases required for remote learning. Massive demand for remote learning devices challenged the supply chain, causing a
With a $2 million grant to the IRC’s global education response for the COVID-19 pandemic, the LEGO Foundation is partnering with the IRC to address this critical need.
Teachers in higher-poverty schools are the most likely to say they want parents to be more involved. Yet parents from low-income backgrounds are most likely to say they were already very involved in the spring.
At the height of nationwide and local lockdowns, around 1.5 billion schoolchildren were affected by school closures. The report outlines the limitations of remote learning and exposes deep inequalities in access.
Verizon’s sponsor-state agreement with the TEA is the latest in a series of distance learning enablement partnerships that now total 38 states and the District of Columbia.
OSPI plans to enter into agreements with private partners to provide internet connectivity to students who are low-income. OSPI will cover the costs of internet for these families through the end of the 2020–21 school...
77% of people globally and 75% of Americans think reopening universities is vital to a healthy economy but they are conflicted about how to do it safely.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced an estimated 97 percent of California’s 6.2 million students to resume their school year in distance learning.
As a result of the Corona Virus Pandemic, we were faced with the choice of canceling our large yearly conference, or figuring out how to do a virtual conference. We opted for a virtual conference...
According to national surveys of more than 1,000 college students and more than 4,000 higher education faculty whose coursework shifted from in-person to remote learning due to COVID-19, student satisfaction fell by more than 30...