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Survey Finds, Digital Divide Proves Major Challenge for Low-Income Students

Last Thursday, Pew released a report called “How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and In Their Classrooms.” They surveyed 2,462 American teachers about digital media use in classrooms, and found that low-income students seriously lack access to broadband internet at school and at home. The survey also found that 56 percent of teachers who […]

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Federal budget cuts affect low-income students

State education officials have begun notifying high schools that offer AP courses to low-income students that fee waivers are no longer an option. The recent 16 million dollar cut in the federal budget is said to limit testing and increase the cost of college.

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