‘A national crisis’: As coronavirus forces many schools online this fall, millions of disconnected students are being left behind (Washington Post)

Washington Post: ‘A national crisis’: As coronavirus forces many schools online this fall, millions of disconnected students are being left behind. “For all the talk of Generation Z’s Internet savvy, a stunning number of young people are locked out of virtual classes because they lack high-speed Internet service at home. In 2018, nearly 17 million children lived in homes without high-speed Internet, and more than 7 million did not have computers at home, according to a report prepared by a coalition of civil rights and education groups that analyzed census data for that year.”

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