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Coronavirus forces online learning in NJ, but what if you can't afford the internet?

 

March 18, 2020



As New Jersey rushes into a mass experiment with online instruction thanks to the coronavirus, Michelle Polo-Thorpe worries her students will be left behind.

“I have 30 students in my homeroom class and only 11 have a cellphone,” said Polo-Thorpe, a seventh-grade English teacher in Paterson. “We have many students who are new to the country. They don’t have access to a computer outside of school or the public library.”

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/new-jersey/2020/03/15/coronavirus-online-learning-deepen-online-learnin/5026164002/

 

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