The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation has partnered with Data Doctors, a computer repair company, and others to refurbish used laptops as part of an effort to bridge the digital divide between students distance learning from home during coronavirus school closures.

Jennifer Mellor said the foundation decided to organize the community laptop drive after Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman told her group that an estimated 85,000 students in the state don’t have access to laptops or internet at home as schools are turning to virtual learning.

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Posted by Danny Imes