Bridging 'Digital Divide'
- Senate 'Digital Divide' Bill Gains House Companion. Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education;6/19/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p7
Focuses on the hearing for a bill to combat the digital divide at Afro-Americans, Hispanic-serving and tribal colleges, in the U.S. House of Representatives. Sponsor of the bill; Significance of the bill to minority-serving institutions.
- Family honors. Peterkin, Lem // New York Amsterdam News;12/9/95, Vol. 86 Issue 49, p9
Presents a photograph of New York Congressman Edolphus Towns receiving an award from Concerned Women of Brooklyn.
- 2012 AMHCA Awards Honor Excellence and Commitment to Mental Health Counseling. // Advocate (American Mental Health Counselors Association);Sep2012, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p16
The announces the recipients of the individual and state chapter awards from the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) in 2012 including Outstanding Chapter Website given to the Utah Mental Health Counselors Association (UMHCA), Public and Community Service Award to doctor...
- Senate Bill to Help Minority-Serving Institutions Meet IT Challenges. Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education;5/22/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p6
Focuses on the Minority Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology Opportunity Act, a bill in the U.S. aimed at helping minority-serving educational institutions develop information technology (IT) infrastructure. Impact of the digital divide on minority-serving institutions; Access to...
- Access, Instruction, and Barriers Technology Issues Facing Students At Risk. Brown, Monica R. // Remedial & Special Education;May/Jun2000, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p182
ABSTRACTThis article discusses three Issues facing students of color and students who are considered at risk for school failure because of Inequities existing with regard to technology. It examines who and where these students are, technologies to which they do and do not have access, the types...
- HOW WIDE A DIVIDE? Zorich, Zach // Discover;Jul2004, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p13
Presents the results of a survey conducted by researchers at the University of California in Los Angeles on the decreasing gap between rich and poor Internet users in the U.S. Increase in the number of minorities and low-income Internet users.
- Rural groups gain ally. Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;6/27/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 25, p11
Reports the amendment to the Communications Bill, which will allow the Office of Communications to bring Internet access to rural areas in Great Britain in 2003. Statistics released by Countryside Agency on digital divide.
- Senate Hearing Held on Technology Aid For Minority-Serving Institutions. Roach, Ronald // Black Issues in Higher Education;3/28/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p48
Reports on the effort of educators and policy-makers to testify before a U.S. Senate committee on the need for proposed legislation that seeks to provide grants that will help minority-serving institutions deal with the digital divide in higher education, as of March 2002. Educators who...
- NCA's Resolution on the Digital Divide. // Spectra;Feb2000, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p15
This article provides information on a resolution on the digital divide passed by the National Communication Association (NCA) Legislative Council to the association's policy platform at its 1999 meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The NCA reaffirms its commitment to urge the development of free and...