ERIC Number: EJ608854
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Unequal Computer Access & the Achievement Gap.
Equity Coalition, v5 p26-30 Fall 1999
Despite widespread enthusiasm for installing computers in schools and wiring them into the Internet, there is almost no evidence that this will raise student achievement or narrow the achievement gap. Presents descriptive statistics to discuss lesser access to computers by minority students and sex differences in computer use. (Contains 34 references.) (ASK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Software, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Minority Groups, Sex Differences
Published by Programs for Educational Opportunity (P.E.O.), 1005 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259l; Phone: 734-763-9910; FAX: 734-763-2137; e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org; web: www.umich.edu/~eqtynet.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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