digital divide

Peoria Public Radio News
12:36 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Internet ready learning zones launched

Debra Piscola is the Senior Director of Government and External Affairs at Comcast.
Credit Denise Molina-Weiger / Peoria Public Radio

Some local community organizations, Peoria Public Library and Peoria Public Schools are working to bridge the digital divide by offering free WiFi service. Comcast is supplying the service for free or at a reduced cost to various organizations like the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Peoria, the Dream and East Bluff Community Centers, St. Paul's Baptist Church as well as some Peoria Public Schools.

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State News
6:57 am
Wed October 30, 2013

ISBE Chair says state needs to bridge the digital divide in schools

The chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education says Illinois needs to immediately address the digital divide in the state’s schools, and it’s not just about learning. 

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