Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America

Many of us assume that the world, or at least the country, is now fully connected, but throughout American classrooms, there exists a digital divide. In a shockingly large number of schools, access to technology, connectivity, and teacher-training is nonexistent. Many of those underserved schools are located just a few miles from fully equipped schools with technologically adept teachers in better funded districts. This new film from Academy Award® nominated, Primetime Emmy Award winning Director/Producer Rory Kennedy, in which we see the situation through the eyes of students, educators, and policy experts and advocates across the country, clearly lays out the steps we must take a to bring our public education system into the 21st century.

Airs on WXXI-TV October 25, 2018 at 4:00 am

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