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Education turns 180 degrees in a matter of months | New Hampshire

If you doubt elections have consequences, just look up the bills before the House Education Committee this week.

Only yesterday, actually it was December, the Commission to Study School Funding released its final report after a year’s work studying the current funding system and proposing a major overhaul of how state education aid is determined, although committee members declined to embrace a new method to make the system more equitable.

While some of the commission’s recommendations will come before the Legislature this year, the heart of the group’s final report will not.

Instead, lawmakers Tuesday will hold a public hearing

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Tens of thousands of L.A. area students still need computers or Wi-Fi 6 months into pandemic

People walk past the Grand View Boulevard Elementary School marquee in Mar Vista on July 13. <span class="copyright">(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)</span>
People walk past the Grand View Boulevard Elementary School marquee in Mar Vista on July 13. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Six months after schools closed amid the coronavirus crisis and with online learning in full swing, tens of thousand of students remain without adequate digital access and school districts in Los Angeles County report they still need nearly 50,000 computers and Wi-Fi hot spots.

The numbers are a stark reminder that technology access continues to pose a significant barrier to distance learning as schools in Los Angeles County will not be allowed to fully reopen until at least

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