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With coronavirus closing schools, we need to bridge the digital divide for students with internet access for all

With coronavirus closing schools, we need to bridge the digital divide for students with internet access for all

By Nick Melvoin | Special to CalMatters With the closure of schools due to the coronavirus pandemic, I have watched incredible, innovative uses of technology to lift spirits and continue learning for students. I’ve watched entire classrooms meeting on Zoom. I’ve...

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Is Proposition 209 in the Way of Newsom’s Effort to Close the African American Student Achievement Gap?

Is Proposition 209 in the Way of Newsom’s Effort to Close the African American Student Achievement Gap?

Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media  In January when Governor Newsom briefed Californians on his 2020-21 Budget, he said the state’s investment in K-12 education was making progress, “it is stubborn and slow.” “Where we are not seeing progress is for African...

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