America’s internet wasn’t prepared for online school

Destiny Viator

It’s not uncommon for households in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, to lose internet for a full day. The last time it happened, back in the spring, Christina Rothermel-Branham connected herself (a professor at Northeastern State University, teaching online) and her son (a kindergartener at Heritage Elementary, learning online) to the hotspot on […]

Seattle Lacking Data About How Many Students Lack Internet

Destiny Viator

(TNS) — Since COVID-19 first shut down in-person learning, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) has distributed devices and internet for thousands of students. But for months, district officials haven’t be able to answer these questions with certainty: How many kids actually need the technology? And does it work well enough to […]