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We Closed the Classroom Connectivity Gap. Now, It’s Time to Take on the K-12 Home Access Gap.

As we scramble to flatten the curve of COVID-19, our communities have been completely flipped upside down. Cities across the nation are sheltering in place, thousands have transitioned to working from home, and nearly 125,000 schools have closed their doors — meaning 55 million students have been tasked with quickly adapting to distance learning in the […]

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COVID-19 and America’s Homework Gap

The coronavirus pandemic has forced school closures nationwide, sending 55 million students home to continue their education remotely. Teachers, administrators, parents, and students alike are finding this transition challenging, but none more so than the families without access to the Internet or devices at home.  The “homework gap” existed long before COVID-19, but the rapid […]

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At Home Without Devices: How a Lack of Technology is Impeding Student Learning During COVID-19

Rapidly shifting to remote learning has been difficult for everyone, but harder for some. As schools moved classrooms online, it became clear that those with existing 1:1 programs had smoother transitions.  The digital divide has school forced schools to ask two very different questions: “how will we?” versus “will we be able to?” “How will […]

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How Existing Residential Broadband Solutions can Help Connect Students

School districts all around the country are hard at work developing contingency plans to keep kids learning during COVID-19. As schools close and face uncertainty about when they’ll be able to reopen, it’s more important than ever for students to have access to the Internet so that they can continue their studies and stay connected […]

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Digital Bridge K-12 Project to Support Distance Learning for SFUSD Students

On Friday, April 3rd, 2020, San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced a partnership between EducationSuperHighway, the 1Million Project Foundation and San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) to provide connectivity support for the thousands of students in San Francisco who lack home Internet access. As part of the new Digital Bridge K-12 project, 25 Wi-Fi SuperSpots will be […]