As the COVID-19 crisis took hold and schools in Lockhart, Texas, had to close and shift to remote learning, the school district quickly conducted a needs assessment.

They found that half of their 6,000 students have no high-speed Internet at home. And despite being a short drive south of Austin, a third of all the students and staff live in "dead zones," where Internet and cell service aren't even available.

None of this was surprising to Mark Estrada, superintendent at the Lockhart Independent School District.

On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores the dark side of social media fame with Kathleen Barber’s Follow Me.

Title: Follow Me

Author: Kathleen Barber

Pages: 291

Publisher: Gallery Books

ISBN: 978-1982101985

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