For Alaska’s rural children, distance learning exposes gaps in internet equity

The new school year is underway in Alaska and the majority of the state’s students are attending school online. While online education is a challenge for any district that’s used to brick and mortar schools, it’s a significant obstacle for the majority of school districts in Alaska which are rural or remote. Alaska Public Media’s Mayowa Aina looks at how two of the state’s largest rural school districts are navigating schooling during a pandemic.

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