Minnesota schools are facing a chasm between the haves and have-nots over equal broadband access



By Sharon Schmickle, MinnPost

“Minnesota’s schools are nowhere near the point of the old ditty, “No more pencils, no more books . . . ,” but they increasingly turn to the Internet for everything from science testing to foreign language classes.

That’s why Minnesota needs to heed a new study suggesting that disparities in Internet access are leaving some students far behind their peers in learning opportunities.”

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