Bridging the Digital Divide for Low-Income Students
Part of a series of case studies produced by Digital Promise examining the work of members in our League of Innovative Schools. Click here for more info on the League.
Sunnyside Unified School District in Arizona delves into a district-wide initiative that provided students in grades 4-12 with their own netbooks and laptops to take home, a program started under the leadership of former superintendent Dr. Manuel Isquierdo. For families, technology has created a valuable bridge between home and school that previously did not exist. For administrators and teachers, there is evidence of the breakthroughs that come with a connected learning environment, and the expected challenges that come with such an ambitious and transformative approach to education.