Digital knowledge and skills are a requirement for success in today’s world. But digital skill gaps negatively impact individuals’ future job opportunities and earning potential, particularly those who have been historically and systematically excluded.
Fortunately, the historic $65 billion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) represents a significant federal investment in advancing digital equity and inclusion; closing digital divides in underrepresented communities; and expanding infrastructure, access, and digital ability.
Our new report, “Delivering on the Promise of Digital Equity,” is designed to help state and local community leaders find effective ways for investing this funding in K-12 education to increase digital equity. It provides:
Our goal is to help learners transition successfully from K-12 to postsecondary and other pathways to achieve greater well-being and economic security.
Learn More from Chief Digital Equity Officer D'Andre J. Weaver