Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

Technology in the Classroom

The Digital Equity Act Invests in Digital Navigators to Help Close the Digital Divide
Many kids learn and socialize online, but the past year's pandemic has demonstrated just how important digital literacy and online connectivity are for families. While progress has been made in... read more
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The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
Sixteen million students were left offline at the start of the pandemic, but we're closer to connecting them than ever before. Families who need help paying for the internet at home now can get help... read more
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VR IRL
Virtual reality (VR) brings the outside world in, and replaces real-life experiences with immersive, digital environments. VR technology is not new, but historically it has been expensive and... read more
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Branching out on STEM Education
Recently scientists and science enthusiasts were excited to witness the first ever image of a black hole, thanks to the good work of Dr. Katherine Bouman, a 29-year-old scientist who created the... read more
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What California's New Media and Tech Laws Mean for Your Kids
You care about your kids and how the internet affects their lives. This year, Common Sense Kids Action worked to get several laws passed in California that will help improve kids' and families'... read more
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From Hawaii to Maryland, States Are Improving Tech for Kids
Across the country, parents, educators, and legislators are teaming up to tackle the issues that we face in trying to ensure that our time online is healthy, safe, and productive. That is a tall... read more
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Celebrating Digital Citizenship Week in California
On Oct. 17, I joined California Assembly Member Ed Chau for a Digital Citizenship Roundtable in Alhambra as part of a celebration for Digital Citizenship Week in the state. In 2016, Assembly Member... read more
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Connecting Kids and Teachers in the New Digital Age
Common Sense Kids Action recently filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission, urging it to maintain current efforts to bring high-quality broadband to classrooms and libraries. E-rate... read more
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