Editorial: California still unprepared for online learning

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Pasadena Star News

Jul 28, 12:00 AM

Editorial: California still unprepared for online learning

Yet a new report from the Sacramento Bee found that school officials aren’t nearly ready for online learning. It found 20 percent of the state’s student population “didn’t have the technology necessary to participate in distance learning.” Districts lack 700,000 computers and 300,000 hot spots – even though the recently approved budget earmarks $5.3 billion for local schools to meet these distance-learning needs, the Bee reported.That’s a shocking development, given that California’s schools systems have had months to prepare for the new school year.

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