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  • Blog Post: The digital divide under attack

    Last week we covered five reasons we have yet to close the digital divide . This week, we want to look at some of the progress that has been made toward closing that divide—and at the growth of new opportunities. Solving the problem of the digital divide requires coordinating the efforts of many...
  • Blog Post: Redefining Access to Education and Training

    With the U.S. unemployment rate holding steady around 9 percent, job creation and education are top of mind as many fellow citizens are missing out on the economic recovery, and inadequate education is hampering many workers’ ability to obtain available jobs. Even in this week’s State of...
  • Blog Post: When the Digital Divide Closes

    Recently, Andrew Ko discussed the critical need to close the digital divide in America , and the challenges to doing so. Cameron Evans contributed a later post about some of the inspiring programs and initiatives taking place right now. What about the future? What’s on the horizon to close the...
  • Blog Post: Bridging the ‘’Opportunity Gap’’ – Technology, Teaching and Training are trying to help

    There is a strange thing happening in the world at the moment. In many countries youth unemployment is at levels rarely seen before, and yet employers are saying that there is a talent mismatch, and they cannot find workers skilled for the jobs they have. It is in this context that UNESCO and Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: We The People Want More Broadband Investments for Our Nation’s Classrooms

    An interesting petition for funding an increase in school broadband hit my inbox this afternoon. How does this petition move the needle on college and career readiness? No related posts.
  • Blog Post: Five reasons we have yet to close the digital divide

    For 30 years, we have talked about the digital divide and its impact on education in the United States. Yet the gaps remain, even as the very nature of digital technology has changed. Why is this problem so hard to solve, and what is holding us back? The need to close the technology gap has never...