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Children, The Digital Divide, And Federal Policy

Children, The Digital Divide, And Federal Policy

'A decade ago, the increasing importance of technology led policymakers, industry, and advocates to make reducing the digital divide a high priority policy issue in the public and private sectors. Since then, the role of the Internet—at work, at school, at home, and in the community—has continued to grow. Yet policy interest in children’s access to the Internet appears to have cooled, due at least in part to a sense that most of the divide has...

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