Monthly Archives: June 2012

More Than Half of Teens Say They Text While Driving

New statistics are very scary on teen texting while driving. Talking on the phone is bad enough, but when you add the need to read words and respond by spelling out answers, it seems insane! Many teens say they “can’t help themselves” — even though it’s illegal in many states. Texting is their main way…


Does Narrowing the Digital Divide Widen the Achievement Gap?

There is a commendable effort by many groups to increase access to broadband in the homes of disadvantaged groups. The purpose, they say, is to give these groups the ability to be more successful in school and to use the internet to find jobs. But an article in the New York Times contends that as access…