Now more than ever, Houston’s ‘digital divide’ imperils children’s education

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Houston Chronicle

Apr 6, 12:00 AM

Now more than ever, Houston’s ‘digital divide’ imperils children’s education

Districts throughout the region are scrambling to equip tens of thousands of children with computers and internet access, jockeying with each other to secure coveted devices in high demand during the pandemic. In the meantime, many districts are providing those students with rudimentary paper materials, asking families to return completed coursework to their schools or take pictures of completed worksheets and send them to teachers.

Tags: online learning

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