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What Happens When Low-Income College Students Borrow Free Laptops?

November 5, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

When black students at the University of Michigan took to Twitter several years ago to critique campus policies and culture, one tweet in particular caught the attention of college administrators.

The post (perhaps one like this) described how alienating and awkward it can feel for a student to show up to class without a laptop. The university doesn’t require all students to own personal computers, yet many do, using them frequently during lectures to take notes or follow along with readings.

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