Should the Internet be a Public Good?
Too many students are priced out of quality online access. With education a national priority, is it time to regulate wi-fi and broadband like any other vital utility?
Report Finds Unreliable Internet Access Undermines Lower-Income Families
A new report from Rutgers University and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center finds that many low- and moderate-income families are “under-connected.” This may mean, for example, that they can access the internet only on their smartphones, that their connectivity is unreliable, or that other factors make it harder for them to carry out basic online activities while impeding their children’s performance in school.