Technology and Equity in Schooling: Deconstructing the Digital Divide

  title={Technology and Equity in Schooling: Deconstructing the Digital Divide},
  author={Mark Warschauer and M. Knobel and LeeAnn Stone},
  journal={Educational Policy},
  pages={562 - 588}
  • Mark Warschauer, M. Knobel, LeeAnn Stone
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Educational Policy
  • This qualitative study compared the availability of, access to, and use of new technologies in a group of low– and high–socioeconomic status (SES) California high schools. Although student-computer ratios in the schools were similar, the social contexts of computer use differed, with low-SES schools affected by uneven human support networks, irregular home access to computers by students, and pressure to raise school test scores while addressing the needs of large numbers of English learners… CONTINUE READING

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