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A Digital Learning Curve as Shelby County Schools Get More Online in Fall

A Digital Learning Curve

Officials pass an $11 million plan to provide tablets and laptops and even create Internet hotspots to help bridge the “digital divide’’ among Shelby County Schools students. Still, there’s worry about how to get thousands of kids online, many for the first time.

This story was produced by WKNO-FM in partnership with The Institute. 

Marc Perrusquia
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Marc Perrusquia is the director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis, where graduate students learn investigative and explanatory journalism skills working alongside professionals. He has won numerous state and national awards for government watchdog, social justice and political reporting.

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