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Homework gap continues to impact 18% of nation’s students

In an effort to close the homework gap, districts are getting creative in their efforts to make sure all students have the internet access they need to be successful in school. For example, California’s Coachella Valley Unified School District equipped buses with WiFi and parked them in neighborhoods so students could have home access.

Similarly in Northeastern Michigan, Microsoft is working with internet service provider Allband Communications to put equipment on buses that harness TV white space (TVWS) to provide an internet connection.

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