The Equity Threat of Promising Innovations: Pioneering Internet-Connected Schools
Journal of Educational Computing Research Volume 19, Number 1, ISSN 0735-6331
Examines the distribution of student Internet use across 152 schools in the National School Network, schools that were among the first to provide direct Internet access for networked computers. Discusses socioeconomic status differences, student ability, teacher differences, school population ethnicity, the Internet as innovation, and a vision for equitable Internet use. (Author/LRW)
Becker, H.J. & Ravitz, J.L. (1998). The Equity Threat of Promising Innovations: Pioneering Internet-Connected Schools. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 19(1), 1-26.