Rugby Star Maro Itoje Reveals Why He Is Tackling the Digital Divide Left by Lockdown | GMB

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    Having earned a scholarship at one of the world’s most famous private schools, England Rugby star, Maro Itoje took having a laptop to do his homework, for granted. Spurred on by footballer Marcus Rashford’s Free School Meal’s Campaign, the 26 year old is tacking the Digital Divide which has seen poorer pupils and those living in the countryside struggle to learn at home during the lockdown. Maro believes that every child should be given a laptop for virtual classes.

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