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Money also needed for supplemental learning, professional development | Published: 2020-05-07 19:00 The coronavirus pandemic is laying bare longstanding inequities in access to technology, and addressing the problem will have an impact on the Montgomery County Public Schools budget, Superintendent Jack Smith said Thursday. Comparing the importance of technology to providing textbooks to students, Smith …

Decades of racial bias have put minorities at a disadvantage in education, where they are less likely to be pushed toward elite colleges. The pattern continues in jobs, where they are routinely passed over for similarly qualified white candidates; in housing, where they frequently are steered to less desirable neighborhoods; and in health care, where …