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COVID-19 Has Widened the ‘Homework Gap’ Into a Full-Fledged Learning Gap

POSTED: June 19, 2020Category: Articles, COVID-19BY: AISA Admin

: Many students lack sufficient internet connections at home to be able to complete their schoolwork.

Educators and digital equity advocates have tried a number of solutions to close the so-called “homework gap,” from deploying mobile hotspots to getting help from local businesses, but the problem has persisted. And then it finally erupted in March, when schools closed with little warning.

In a matter of days, the “homework gap” widened to a full-fledged learning gap, as computers and internet connections soared to the top of the list of required school supplies and districts made hasty plans to roll out virtual learning.

Read the full article on EdSurge here.

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