Access Denied Ep. 2: How Chicago Is Conquering the Digital Divide & What We Can Learn (ft. Kids First Chicago)

In Chicago, something’s going on. Something big. Thanks to local efforts to provide free, no-strings-attached internet to low-income families, all Chicago students will be able to stay in school even when they are stuck at home due to the pandemic.

On the second episode of “Access Denied,” host Dirk Tillotson speaks with Daniel Anello of Kids First Chicago, Chicago Public Schools CIO Phillip DiBartolo and Chicago Public Schools parent Claiborne Wade about Chicago’s connectivity efforts and what lessons other school districts can learn about the process. 


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