Study: Schools must overcome "digital divide" through a variety of media

01/16/2004 | USA Today

Educators who rely too much on high-tech communication risk worsening the "digital divide," according to an Illinois State University study. The study cited data showing that just 47% Illinois households are connected to the Internet, compared with 97% of public schools. Researchers recommended that schools augment e-mail communications with newsletters, parent-teacher conferences and other traditional means of communication.

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