How will Chicago-area schools make e-learning work when some kids don’t have internet?

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Chicago Tribune

Mar 26, 12:00 AM

How will Chicago-area schools make e-learning work when some kids don’t have internet? Officials vow to do ‘whatever we can to bridge the digital divide.’

Elizabeth Maldonado has four school-aged children and one laptop for them to use. The computer belongs to her oldest son, a high school sophomore in Little Village. But with Chicago Public Schools closed for more than a week already — and with nearly another month to go — the 16-year-old has been sharing so his younger siblings can access remote-learning materials that don’t work well on their phones.

Tags: online learning

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