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Digital divide

photo - A Boy Distance Learning and Using Laptop A Year into Distance Learning, California’s Digital Divide Persists Although more K–12 students now have access to computer devices compared to last spring, disparities in internet access generally have not narrowed in the past year. Read More
photo - Man on Mobile Phone for a Medical Video Appointment How Telehealth Can Bring Equity to Health Care The expanded use of telehealth visits during the pandemic highlights their potential to increase health care access, especially among underserved groups. Read More
photo - Teacher Delivering Instruction Online Video: Distance Learning Strategies in California Schools An expert panel discusses new PPIC research on how K–12 districts across the state have handled distance learning amid the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
photo - Students walking on UCLA Campus California Sees Steep Decline in Financial Aid Applications Far fewer California high school seniors completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) this year, reducing the number who may receive funding that helps provide access to higher education. Read More
photo - Senior Man Using Laptop at Home To Speed Up Vaccine Distribution, Improve Broadband Access among Seniors Seniors rely on the internet to check vaccine availability and set up appointments. Disparities in broadband access may compound challenges for many communities already hit hard by the pandemic. Read More
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