First in a series of blogs on Equity in the Age of ESSA by Almitra L. Berry, Ed.D.

First in a series of blogs on Equity in the Age of ESSA by Almitra L. Berry, Ed.D.

Rather than just textbooks and buildings now, the new divide is digital. Black and Latino homes are less likely to have internet access. Those same students who suffered inequitable access to instruction 20 years ago are now parents, likely blue and pink collar workers, raising children in lower performing schools, with lesser experienced teachers, in homes without the best tools to support instruction.