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‘A Civil Rights Issue’: Thousands of Local Students Lack Proper Internet Access—Which Makes Distance Learning All but Impossible

When the state closed down schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, an oft-ignored inequity in the everyday lives of Californians became glaringly obvious: A significant portion of the state’s population still lacks reliable broadband access. When families without reliable internet have children who can no longer go to a physical school, those students’ […]