A statewide nonprofit of more than 200 business leaders is determined to get computers and internet service into the hands of Idaho’s students.

With Idaho schools closing because of the coronavirus pandemic, school districts around the state switched to online learning. Unfortunately, not all students have the computers or internet access needed for remote learning.

To help, Idaho Business for Education this week announced a statewide effort — the Community Activation Project.

“We have a digital divide in Idaho and across the United States. We have kids with resources and kids without resources,” IBE president and CEO Rod Gramer said Monday. “The virus is starting to poke holes in certain areas where we had gaps.”

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