Nearly a Year Into Remote Learning ‘Digital Divide’ Persists as Key Educational Threat, as Census Data Show 1 in 3 Households Still Struggling With Limited Tech Access

UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge was recently featured in an article centering on how the digital divide remains as a critical educational disparity during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Referencing the recent CNK report done in collaboration with the the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies, the article highlights how lack of internet access has negatively impacted students’ ability to perform well in school as all learning has become remote to accommodate the public health crisis.

“You can think about all of these things that by themselves may not seem absolutely fatal, but collectively it has this cumulative effect that eventually leaves certain students behind,” said Dr. Paul M. Ong, CNK director and author of the report.

Read the full article here >>> Nearly a Year Into Remote Learning ‘Digital Divide’ Persists as Key Educational Threat, as Census Data Show 1 in 3 Households Still Struggling With Limited Tech Access

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