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Many NYC Students Still Waiting for Devices to Get Online as Remote Learning Ramps Up

09.22.2020 | The CITY | Randi Levine, policy director at Advocates For Children, said her organization has spoken to families who are “doing their best” using cell phones with limited data plans. 

One child goes to a grandmother’s home for internet connection but cannot travel there every day. Her organization is still hearing from children living in homeless shelters whose city-issued iPads cannot connect to the internet. 

“We’re very concerned that some children are not able to log on and participate as the school year gets underway,” Levine said. Read article