Reinventing distance learning means enlisting low-income parents: We must do more than distribute laptops and tablets

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“Amidst school closures on an unprecedented scale, low-income children fall further behind academically with every passing day. Almost in unison, experts are calling to close the “digital divide” and equip every learner with a wi-fi-enabled device.

But academic disparities aren’t widening because privileged kids have access to superior screen time. They’re widening because of all the things their parents are doing off-screen”

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