Youth

The bipartisan bill aims to increase out-of-school access to digital learning resources.
An independent, nonpartisan organization that aims to make kids and education America's top priority released a policy brief on the many benefits of high-speed Internet access.
A recent study from the Pew Research Center found that roughly 1/3 of low-income households with children do not have access to high-speed Internet.
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The New York Public Library will help to bridge the digital divide by allocating 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to low-income families.
School officials in Tennessee have found that merely handing out iPads and Chromebooks does not in itself close the digital divide.
Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) hopes to provide low-income students with home Internet, using the same system of public assistance that underwrites other necessities.
Students without home Internet flood the branches ? especially in low-income areas of the metro. And frequently have to wait or receive outdated and inadequate computer equipment.
A new report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) highlights successes in Arkansas and California.
The new Digital Inclusion Survey is a ?national survey of public libraries that explored the digital inclusion roles of public libraries.?