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100% of children have access to the internet

HMW create a social support system that guarantees every child the ability to have the hardware and the connection to access the internet.

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  • Parent/Caregiver

Tell us about your idea

There is no excuse for not assuring 100% of school age children have internet access and appropriate equipment in their households. 

What part(s) of the pre-COVID school system do you wish to leave in the past? Why?

lack of respect and lack of compensation for the teaching profession One size fits all requirements

Tell us a little bit about yourself and what inspired you to share this idea.

Digital access is a human right in this day and age, but privilege allows us to take it for granted. It is a stretch goal- but it is achievable and is a necessary building block for many of the innovations that might be suggested in this process. 

What region are you located in?

  • North America

Where are you located?

Suburb of Richmond, Virginia

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Hi Catherine Foca 
Thanks for signing up to this challenge and sharing your thoughts with us!

Equity in access to internet and relevant equipment for all children is truly important, especially as things have quickly transitioned from in-person learning to remote learning. I would love to learn more about how you envision this equity in access to internet materialise - let's say if you didn’t have any constraints? If you have time, it would also be great if you could pen it down in the form of a sketch or some visuals to help us understand your concept better.

Good luck!