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U.S. School in Viral Photo Closes Indefinitely Following Covid-19 Outbreak

U.S. School in Viral Photo Closes Indefinitely Following Covid-19 Outbreak

Administrators at a Georgia High School in the U.S. got a taste of the Streisand Effect last week when they suspended two students for shared images of students navigating packed hallways between classes while a pandemic rages across the state. The photo went viral and one student used the free…

The Pandemic Exposed a Massive Digital Divide in U.S. Schools

The Pandemic Exposed a Massive Digital Divide in U.S. Schools

The covid-19 pandemic has up-ended the U.S. educational system. In the middle of last semester, many students and teachers had to shift from traditional school environments to 100% online learning, with little or no warning and no time to prepare. The result has exposed just how pervasive technological inequality is…