What is the biggest digital divide?
-In 2001, 9.2% of households have broadband that number has risen to 63.9%.
-Households with college degrees make that households income higher, meaning the more college degrees running the house, the better chance of having broadband.
-77.3% of Asian households, 47.9% of Hispanic households, 48.3% of Native American households, 68% of Caucasian households, and 49.4% of African American households have broadband connection.
- Studies show that girls out perform boys in all subjects, including physical science as well as engineering, however girls rarely choose the fields as a program of study at the college level.
- It seems that teachers often deliver these topics more toward the male population therefore losing the interest of the girls in the group.
-Excluding engineering, woman make up the majority in all areas of study at the college level.
-In the Northeast and Western states there are more households with broadband then in the south and mid-west.
The New Divide
-Hertz, M. (2011, October 24). A New Understanding of the Digital Divide. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
-Tessler, J. (2010, January 1). 40 Percent in U.S. Lack Home Broadband. Retrieved September 23, 2014.