Closing the digital equity gap positions all students for success

(BPT) - A sense of normalcy can be found again in K-12 classrooms across the country, but change is ever present. Although most students are now able to attend class in person, learning loss from COVID closedowns is apparent, especially for students who lack internet access.

The pandemic accelerated the already problematic digital equity gap — the difference between students who have reliable access to technology and internet and those who don't. Connectivity in today's learning environment is a necessity for students to have equal opportunity to learn and thrive.