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As coronavirus closes schools, wealthier districts send laptops home with students. What about poorer districts?

Apr 2, 2020

As school districts from Lower Merion to Cherry Hill prepared to give students Chromebooks this week, Shaxi Ortiz picked up worksheets and reading materials from a Camden elementary school for her two daughters.

“I only have one computer,” said Ortiz, as she left the Wiggins School on Tuesday with Shaxielys, a second grader, and Jeanielys, a kindergartner. “If they both need to go online, what would I do?”

Read the full article here: https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-closed-schools-inequity-technology-laptop-philadelphia-new-jersey-20200318.html

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