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Walter Payton Grad’s Study Finds ‘Adequate’ but Not ‘Equitable’ Internet Access at 6 CPS Schools

Maxwell Evans
The analysis by Chris Deng, an incoming University of Chicago freshman, found that only 13 percent of tests run at...
Sep 05, 2023

Need for Internet Access Support in Chicago

Nicole Marwell
Professor Nicole Marwell discusses the challenges that Chicago faces in promoting digital equity among its communities
Dec 22, 2022
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Dollars to Megabits, You May Be Paying 400 Times As Much As Your Neighbor for Internet Service

An investigation by The Markup found that ISPs disproportionately offered lower-income and least-White neighborhoods slow internet service for the same...
Oct 19, 2022

The five keys to unlocking Internet equity

Nick Feamster
Nick Feamster, director of research for the Data Science Institute at the University of Chicago, shares findings from his team's...
Jun 08, 2022

New survey shows some teens struggled more with remote learning than others

Nicole Marwell
Listen to Professor Nicole Marwell discuss the state of Internet equity in Chicago and how it affects children's educational outcomes.
Jun 08, 2022
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Growing Push to Bridge Digital Divide as University of Chicago Study Highlights Deep Disparities

Aida Mogos
WTTW News discusses efforts to close the digital divide in Chicago.
May 15, 2022
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University of Chicago’s Data Science Institute comes forward with years of research on internet equity; the reality isn’t good for those living on South, West sides

For the past two years, the University of Chicago Data Science Institute (DSI) has been focusing on internet equity in...
May 10, 2022