Teachers unions want billions for the ‘homework gap,’ but chasm may not be that wide

As Congress debates what form fall coronavirus relief should take, teachers unions are lobbying for America’s elected representatives to help close the “homework gap.”

“The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare structural racism and inequality in the public education system that has existed all along. One of those areas where the crisis has shone a spotlight is on a specific aspect of the ‘Digital Divide’ known as the ‘homework gap’ — the inability to do schoolwork at home due to lack of internet access,” National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia told the Washington Examiner.

The NEA president spelled out the extent of the problem, in
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