TechCrunch analyzes how edtech often fails to address the achievement gap between different communities, then shares how InnovateNYC is working with Kinvolved, which helps chronically absent students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, to address this very gap.
“There are all kinds of obstacles, whether it’s politics or money or whatever, but I am very optimistic,” says Quazzo. “And by the way, the solution is not simply technology either, it’s a million things, it’s the Jim Collins’ 20 million mile march. But you start with early childhood and you use technology as an accelerant, which I totally believe it is.”
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