Articles related to Digital Inclusion


Broadband Connectivity

Santa Maria District, Local Leaders Talk Future of Schools

Laura Place / GovTech / May 25

Remote Work, In-Home Education And The Digital Divide

Tim Bajarin / Forbes / May 26

It’s Imperative: Three States’ Efforts on Broadband for All

Noelle Knell / GovTech / May 27

Data Highlight Internet and Device Access Disparities

Lindsay McKenzie / Inside Higher Ed / May 27

The bipartisan consensus on broadband is a mirage

Rebecca Heilweil / Vox / May 28

AT&T hired ally of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to lobby Biden’s infrastructure proposal

Brian Schwartz / CNBC / May 28

Maine Approves $8.7M for First Wave of Broadband Expansion

Lori Valigra / GovTech / May 28

Senate Republicans make new infrastructure offer as House Democrats urge Biden to dig in

Tony Romm and Seung Min Kim / Washington Post / May 28


Broadband Affordability

Opinion: America’s Lack of Universal Broadband Is Outrageous

GovTech / May 24

Broadband costs too much for some people. Fixing that won’t be easy

Shara Tibken and Marguerite Reardon / CNET / May 25

How To Lower Your Internet Bill With New Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Lisa Rowan / Forbes / May 25

Poll finds most are unfamiliar with Biden spending plans

Joseph Choi / The Hill / May 26

Can’t afford broadband at home? There’s a $50 monthly benefit you should know about

Ry Crist / CNET / May 28


Broadband Services

Cox, Arizona School District Partner to Expand Broadband

Danyelle Khmara / GovTech / May 25

FTC, States Sue Frontier Communications Over Promised Internet Speeds

Brent Kendall / Wall Street Journal / May 25

The government has a program to cut your Internet bill. Verizon was using it to force you onto a new data plan.

Geoffrey A. Fowler / The Washington Post / May 25

Biden asks intelligence community to redouble efforts to determine origin of the coronavirus

Eugene Scott, Felicia Sonmez, Colby Itkowitz and John Wagner / The Washington Post / May 26

How to get more rural kids to college? Universal broadband would help

Rick Dalton / The Hill / May 29

How much internet speed do you really need?

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / ZDNet / May 25


Disparities in Online Learning

COVID relief vital to successful reopening of schools

Rep. Adriano Espaillat / The Hill / May 25


Digital Divide

VP Harris holds virtual session on digital divide

USA Today / May 24

Texas’ plan to boost internet access for families nears finish line as lawmakers reach consensus

Emily Donaldson / Dallas News / May 26

How Detroit residents are building their own internet

Aaron Kalischer-Coggins / The Hill / May 28

In India’s COVID-19 crisis, the internet is both a lifeline and a barrier

Bhavya Dore / The New Humanitarian / May 25

Pandemic Exposes Inequities in Indian Higher Education

Joyce Lau / Inside Higher Ed / May 27


Broadband Physical Infrastructure

Why Low-Cost Devices Matter for Broadband Policy

Benton Institute for Broadband and Society / May 24

White House to face key decisions on climate, elder care if bipartisan deal with GOP emerges

Jeff Stein and Tony Romm / The Washington Post / May 26

Senate Republicans Release $928 Billion Infrastructure Counteroffer

Kelsey Snell / NPR / May 27

How the pandemic changed America’s ideas about infrastructure

Erick Trickey / Politico / May 27