From Hotspots to School Bus Wi-Fi, Districts Seek Out Solutions to ‘Homework Gap’

By Emily Tate
October 24, 2018

This article discusses possible ways to address disparities in a access to high-speed internet connections in the home. As more schools embrace blended learning, students need access to the internet to complete homework assignments. The continued gap in access at home disproportionally affects low income and rural students and leads to what is often called the “homework gap”.

This article offers school, district, and community leaders facing this problem ideas from other districts, such as advertising community location with high-speed access or providing wi-fi on buses.

Source Organization: EdSurge

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