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SCHOOL2HOME IN CALIFORNIA PROVIDES FRAMEWORK TO SUCCESSFULLY CLOSE THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP BY ADDRESSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE by : agustin urgiles , school 2 home e xecutive manager ; raquel cinat, school 2 home associate vice president ; renee hill , school 2 home senior program manager ; and nadine hugg , cetf communications consultant

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he California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) is a decade-old non-profit organization focused on closing the Digital Divide by expanding Internet adoption and infrastructure to underserved and unserved regions of the state. In 2009, CETF established School2Home, a statewide education initiative that focuses on closing both the achievement gap and digital divide in lowperforming California middle schools by supporting the integration of technology into the teaching and learning process.

School2Home provides the framework to turn around low-performing schools and the platform for successful use of technology with a comprehensive approach rooted in research. Over the years, integrating technology with a high-speed home internet connection for students and their families has become a forefront concern of the School2Home framework. Technology alone is not enough to close the Achievement Gap. The digital divide and the digital device divide must be addressed dually.

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- see page 11, cetf 2017 decade report - see page 13 , cetf 2017 decade report 3 - cetf 2017 annual survey 24 4 - cetf 2018 follow up survey EdTech | 2018 | ISSUE THREE 1

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see page 4 for brief in complete summary of the cetf 2018 digital follow - up survey

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