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Bridging the Digital Divide in Education Through the Every Student Succeeds Act

Cite as: 5 GEO. L. TECH. REV. 1 (2021)

The disparate allocation of education resources along racial and class lines is a disturbing part of the United States’ history—and its present. A 2019 study found that predominantly nonwhite school districts receive $23 billion less than predominantly white districts, even though they serve the same number of children.1 Other studies have found that schools with more low-income and minority students receive fewer educational resources than higher-income, predominantly white schools within the same district.2 These funding disparities manifest in “unequal distribution of teachers” and “dramatic differences in courses, curriculum materials, and equipment.”3

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Celia Calano

Associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 2021.