ProPublica: The Federal Government Promised Native American Students Computers and Internet. Many Are Still Waiting.

ProPublica: The Federal Government Promised Native American Students Computers and Internet. Many Are Still Waiting.. “Computer shortages have raised nationwide concerns about educational inequities, which are amplified in tribal communities that resisted the Bureau of Indian Education’s desire for in-person instruction in an effort to control rising cases of COVID-19. The inability to attend classes in person, coupled with the bureau’s delay in distributing emergency CARES Act funding, forced some students attending the federally-operated schools to start the new year the same way the last one ended, working on paper packets from home while getting little instruction from their teachers.”

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