American families face 'impossible choices,' severe financial strains amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ty'reese Johnson doesn't remember the name of the church, but he knows it has better internet than home, where the signal sputters and drops so much it makes remote learning hard to follow.

So as he and his friends started their eighth grade education, access to Wi-Fi became a central dilemma.

His family didn't have a subscription to broadband internet...