Educators, librarians discuss how schools and libraries can respond to the 'second wave of the digital divide'
Washington, D.C. -- Barbara Stripling, president of the American Library Association, said students, teachers, and librarians are facing "a silent dilemma."
Imagine, she said, you're one of two students sitting next to each other in the same classroom, receiving the same assignment. The homework requires some online research. One student, who has had a computer as long as she can remember, goes home that night and gets to work.
You, the other student, are from...