Cleveland-area schools scramble to bridge the digital gap as the semester starts; will it be enough?

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  • This map, provided by Cuyahoga County, shows the various Census tracts in the county layered with data from the 2017 American Community Survey on households’ access to broadband.

  • Dorothy Baunach, CEO of DigitalC, shows off a receiver device that the Cleveland-based nonprofit uses to provide high-speed Internet to residences in neighborhoods throughout the city that typically lack Internet access. DigitalC is attempting to get 1,000 Cleveland Metropolitan School District families hooked up with free Internet services before the school year starts. Photo by Conor Morris.

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