digital divide


Opinion: A Societal Earthquake Is Shaking the U.S. Across Many Fronts

I have been in only one earthquake. It was in Izmir, Turkey, in 2014. The earth moved, undulating under my feet. Buildings shook and people’s fear could be felt. Americans have reason to believe they are in a societal earthquake of unknown intensity or long-term consequence. Everywhere the earth we have known and trusted —


Opinion: Prevent the Homework Gap from Turning Into an Educational Sinkhole

Back-to-school season doesn’t feel or look the same this year. With COVID-19 still wreaking havoc across the country, most schools in the United States are including some amount of online “distance learning” this fall. This new paradigm forced on education by the pandemic underscores the problems caused by the “digital divide”— the split between those who have

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