Representative Jarvis Johnson of Houston, Texas, and D.A.R.E. America are teaming up with Houston School Districts and the legislative black caucus in getting students the digital devices they need so they don’t fall behind in remote learning.

ABC13 Houston reports: “Representative Jarvis Johnson and members of a Texas legislative black caucus announced an initiative to bring computers to children in the Houston area. It is through a partnership with D.A.R.E. America.” Representative Johnson has secured more than 1,000 computers to donate to school districts.

In Thursday’s digital press conference, Dr. Grenita Lathan, Superintendent of the Houston Independent School District (HISD) reported on Thursday, “We are working diligently to make sure every child that needs a device at HISD receives a device.”

She added,” […] Representative Jarvis Johnson, thank you to D.A.R.E. America. I know we’re also going to be expanding our partnership with D.A.R.E. America, and I want to thank you for your leadership on that effort also.”

Representative Johnson stated, “I think this is a pivotal time to talk about police officers and the black community. There has been a true divide there, and I think through the work of D.A.R.E. America and HISD, we’ll work diligently to ensure that our children have a different perspective of police officers. How to interact with them, and certainly have police officers be able talk with students, instead of talking at them. I think this is a very unique and great opportunity.”

Heading towards the end of the second week of classes, Houston ISD interim superintendent Grenita Lathan gave a key progress report to bridge the digital divide with students.

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