Articles related to Digital Inclusion


Broadband Connectivity

Maine County Weighs Internet Connection Against Cost

Kathryn Skelton / GovTech / Mar. 22

No child left offline

Juan Perez Jr. / Politico / Mar. 22

The Future of Libraries Is in the Community

Linda Poon / Bloomberg / Mar. 25

Rebuilding for the vast scope of FCC responsibilities

Tom Wheeler / The Brookings Institution / Mar. 25


Broadband Affordability

Transcript: The Path Forward: Bridging the Broadband Gap

The Washington Post / Mar. 23

Texas’ push to expand broadband access gains traction

Emily Donaldson / Dallas Morning News / Mar. 26


Broadband Services

Vermont House approves $150M broadband plan; on to Senate

Associated Press / Mar. 24

It’s time we talk about your upload speeds

David Anders / CNET / Mar. 26


Broadband Physical Infrastructure

Virginia Aims for Universal Broadband Access by 2028

The Pew Charitable Trusts / Mar. 24

How 4 Cities Are Trying to Close the Digital Divide

Phil Goldstein / StateTech / Mar. 24

The digital divide existed long before COVID-19 — let’s make sure it doesn’t live on after

Kate Ruane / The Hill / Mar. 27


Disparities in Online Learning

2021 AP Exams Show the College Board Doesn’t Care Enough About Students

Riya Sharma / Teen Vogue / Mar. 22

How Do We Recover From A School Year Like No Other?

Raymond Pierce / Forbes / Mar. 22

NYC 12-year-old donates 200 laptops to students through GoFundMe

Audrey Conklin / Fox News / Mar. 24

Disparities Linger as Majority of Elementary Schools Open Doors

Andrew Kreighbaum / Bloomberg Law / Mar. 24

The Pandemic Has Changed The Game For Learning And Primed Education For Continued Disruption

Gary Drenik / Forbes / Mar. 24

School survey shows ‘critical gaps’ for in-person learning

Collin Binkley / AP News / Mar. 25

Many Rural Remote Learners Are Receiving Little to No Live Teaching, Federal Survey Reveals

Asher Lehrer-Small / The 74 Million / Mar. 28


Digital Divide

New survey to examine digital divide progress during pandemic

Ryan Johnston / StateScoop / Mar.22

USC and California Emerging Technology Fund form partnership to close the digital divide

Ron Mackovich / USC News / Mar. 22

The Digital Divide Is Deepening Vaccine Frustrations

Maki Becker / GovTech / Mar. 22

American Council on Education Kicks Off Its 2021 Conference

Sara Weissman / Diverse Education / Mar. 22

Comcast to invest $1 billion over next decade to help close digital divide

Marguerite Reardon / CNET / Mar. 24 

Broadband For All: Upcoming Webinar Series Highlights California Innovations

Deb Kollars / CA Forward / Mar. 24

Hybrid Helpers: School Districts Successfully Navigate the New Normal

Wylie Wong / EdTech / Mar. 24

Comcast Will Donate $1B to Help Close the Digital Divide

Christian Hetrick / GovTech / Mar. 25

New Mexico Legislation Focuses On Educational Inequities

James Barron / GovTech / Mar. 25

From kids missing classes to seniors unable to book vaccine appointments, the pandemic blew open the global digital divide

Parisa Hashempour / Business Insider / Mar. 27