Research Insights: Do Children Benefit from Internet Access?

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Jan 2024
In Latin America and the Caribbean, there exists an important digital divide which can have important implications for children's educational development. In particular, many children in the region lack access to the internet at home, which could potentially impact their academic and cognitive growth. The potential implications of lack of digital resources on childrens development took center stage during the school closures induced by the Covid-19 pandemic.