Kennedy: Lack of technology is just the latest barrier to education for low-income students. Time for philanthropy to step up and help
In developing its public school system, the United States deliberately departed from the traditional European model of channeling students from wealthy backgrounds into rigorous academic tracks and those from the working class into vocational ones. Instead, as Harvard economists Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz note in their book The Race Between Education and Technology, the aim was...
By Kerry Kennedy | July 8, 2020