Technology and Covid-19 Inequality

Marty
Apr 26, 2021

Covid-19’s limitations on education and the workforce have largely impacted lower-income individuals. Online school furthers the income gap by hindering education for students. Discuss the graph below. How did the school shutdown affect the coursework of these students in their respective income levels?

https://www.the74million.org/article/new-data-suggests-pandemic-may-not-just-be-leaving-low-income-students-behind-it-may-be-propelling-wealthier-ones-even-further-ahead/

What pandemic/ shutdown factors affect the availability of technology on these students? (availability of technology/WIFI, solitary areas for work). What measures can be taken to bridge this divide?

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