Fact Sheet Explores Homework Gap Issue, Possible Solutions
July 30, 2020
Internet access remains a problem for millions of Americans, including school age children. Those students without home internet access face increased difficulties completing their schoolwork, often referred to as the “homework gap.”
Earlier this year, the COVID-19 pandemic brought these problems into focus when thousands of students were sent home early and schools shifted to online classrooms. The homework gap is outlined in a fact sheet released today by the Center for Rural Affairs.
“Students today are regularly tasked with assignments that require the internet to complete,” sai...