California Broadband Council: Solutions for Narrowing Digital Divide

Source:  Government Technology

"It's still difficult for a student to do their homework on a smartphone. It's difficult to get workforce skills if you're an adult, using a smartphone only," McPeak said. Without connectivity, people cannot access government services and town economies cannot compete. Low-performing schools, which are often located in low-income neighborhoods, don't have access to devices, which can lead to stunted digital literacy, she said.  Read More>>>