It may be 2018, but a majority of women have yet to break the glass ceiling and reduce gender gaps in the IT field. While more women have taken over leadership positions across the world, recent studies have shown that women are poorly represented in the field of Information and technology. Interestingly, the gaps are wider in sectors dominated by women managers.
Technology has become one integral component of teaching and learning and is now a class requirement for preparing students for life after graduation. But it’s not all moonlight and roses when it comes to acquiring devices.
As more devices and software enter the US classrooms, there’s a grave problem of distinct disparities in technology pricing. Ridiculous as it may sound, the same device or program will cost more from one state or district to another. Besides, some school districts have secured massive discounts on their purchases, while others have had discounts too insignificant to mention or nothing.