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L.A. County distance learning gap
Ideal resources for distance learning — such as access to a computer and high-speed internet at home — are not available to one in three households among Los Angeles Unified School District students, according to a recent study. (Photo/iStock)

COVID-19 crisis reveals ‘digital divide’ for L.A. County students

The stay-at-home orders have forced 1.5 million K-12 students to online classes, but a new USC Annenberg analysis found that 1 in 4 households lack the necessary tech for learning at home.

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teaching during covid-19
“Though parents can serve as wonderful teachers for their children, we cannot expect parents to take on the level of teaching and learning that their children may need,” said US Rossier’s Eugenia Mora-Flores. (Image/Megan Garner)

Report offers new guidance on how to teach during pandemic

The report — which includes insights from 15 USC Rossier faculty members and alumni — answers questions about online learning, grading practices and how to best teach students with special needs.