The Federal Government Promised Native American Students Computers and Internet. Many Are Still Waiting.

by Alden Woods, Arizona Republic. This story was originally published by ProPublica Native American students in BIE operated schools were forced to start the school year without adequate technology, sometimes sharing a single computer among siblings, because the agency disbursed funding late and failed to purchase equipment in time. SERIES:LESSONS LOST How Federal Schools Are Failing…


Getting Distance Learning Policy Right; How OUSD Can Bridge the Digital Divide and More

Tonight OUSD will vote on a plan to end the digital divide in Oakland.  It’s a good first step and one we need.  Despite a rocky road to the vote, it’s a good policy, that reflects the values of OUSD.  Now we have to put it into practice. Oakland’s families need Internet for All—they need…


Access Denied Ep. 9: Parents Around the Country Demand #InternetForAll (ft. Maurice Cook and Khulia Pringle)

If you would like to watch the video, click HERE.  As we are building momentum, we see Great School Voice’s call for #InternetForAll is not alone. This week, we are joined by Maurice Cook of Serve Your City DC, and Khulia Pringle, an activist who is dedicated to organizing parents through the Minnesota Parent Union.…


This 3 Minute Video Shows Why We Need #InternetForAll

The internet is an essential service. It’s how the world connects, communicates, works and learns. It’s time to stop treating it like a privilege because, in 2020, without internet you’re not a functional member of society. Watch this new video from the State of Black Education Oakland to get a sense of how dire this situation is…