21% of 15-17 year olds usually use computers for their school writing
19% of white teens typically do their school writing on a computer, compared with one in ten blacks (11%) and English-speaking Hispanics (9%), according to Pew Internet Project. Older teens also tend to rely more heavily on computers when writing for school. 21% of 15-17 year olds usually use computers for their school writing, compared with 12% of younger teens. 24% of teens whose parents have a college degree say they usually use a computer for school writing, compared with 10% teens with parents who have some college education, 15% of teens whose parents are high school graduates, and 10% of teens whose parents have less than a high school education.