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

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(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 […]

Provide gadgets, internet to poor students: HC to schools

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New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Friday directed private as well as government schools to provide gadgets and an internet package to poor students for online classes, saying the absence of such facilities prevent children from pursuing elementary education. A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sanjeev Narula said private […]