Keeping Tabs on the Digital Divide

The LinkAge

Weekly Wrap-Up, August 14, 2015

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NEWS FROM THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

Watch our own Norma Fernandez, EveryoneOn”s regional manager in California, on Despierta America this morning as part of the new?#?AvanzamosConectados campaign http://bit.ly/1UzjB5y

Many school districts differ in the way they tackle one-to-one digital initiatives. Read about how some Pennsylvania schools are combating the digital divide.

The Center for Media Justice has released this report in collaboration with Data and Society and Color of Change.  The report explores the intersections of tech, social justice and the Internet with interviews from national thought leaders and key organizations. http://centerformediajustice.org/digital-culture-shift-from-scale-to-power/

Read this editorial from Minnesota’s Lt. Gov. Tina Smith about they “Rural broadband is necessary, not just nice.”

“As the world”s population continues to grow, Minnesotans are producing more food, fuel and fiber to help meet the growing need. Precision agriculture and technology-based solutions are essential tools for farmers as they increase efficiency and maximize production,” she wrote in the Grand Forks Herald. “And these tools require high speed, affordable, reliable broadband Internet access.”


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