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Technology: Equitable Access in Schools MS Word - While technology has the potential to improve education for disadvantaged students, it also could be a divisive factor if inequities persist along lines of race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status. As high-paying jobs increasingly call for computer skills, those without access to or understanding of computers will not be able to compete. The gap between rich and poor will widen unless steps are taken to ensure all students can participate in the information age. (Education Commission of the States, September 1998)...
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