The research shows that across 152 counties, 38% of Black residents in the rural South have no home internet access, compared to 23% of white residents.
The Oregon school district hardest hit by wildfire is scrambling to create some normalcy and hold classes online. It's unclear how many families can participate since so many are displaced.
Many American schools are back in class via distance learning. It's stressful everywhere but especially in rural districts where most students lack high-speed Internet and cell phone service at home.