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Northlawn students learn digital citizenship, media literacy, internet safety – Shaw Local

As the instructional technology coach for Streator Elementary District 44, Carolyn Wargo is preparing students for the jobs of tomorrow — today. In addition to teaching technology to the students of District 44, Wargo also works with the faculty to find new programs and software that could be beneficial to their classroom. Each week Wargo …

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Los Angeles schools to spend $50 million on home internet for students

A worrisome number of families in Los Angeles lack adequate internet access, which has prompted school officials to spend big in efforts to improve digital connectivity for students beyond school grounds. The Los Angeles Unified School District committed $50 million to counter the digital divide that it said inflicts about 20% of students in its …

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AT&T Brings Reliable Internet to LA Unified Students’ Homes

Los Angeles Unified and AT&T Deliver High-Speed Internet to Students’ Homes to Bridge the Digital Divide Broadband with Speeds Up to 1 GIG is Provided at No Cost to Families Through the FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund What’s the news? Los Angeles Unified School District and AT&T* are providing high-speed broadband to students’ homes at no cost …

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Rural school districts connect students to internet

Alice ISD provided 1,200 Chromebooks for students and added Wi-Fi to buses so kids can access the internet no matter how far they live from school. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — As school districts across Texas moved to remote learning during the pandemic, Alice Independent School District found a way to keep students connected to the …

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UNC Greensboro Program Gives Students Free Internet at Home

(TNS) — A new pilot program will begin providing select students with free Internet access at home — a step that will be “transformative for our community,” University of North Carolina at Greensboro Chancellor Franklin Gilliam Jr. said Tuesday. Federal funding — $1.5 million worth — was secured for the High-Speed Education Network Access pilot …

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UMaine students who won pitch competition want to give internet users control over their data

Tyler Delargy of Bangor and business partner Anthony Caccese are on a mission to bring humanity and security back to the internet.  To do this, the University of Maine students created Real Time Reality, an online service that gives users a secure and private identity management tool, allowing users to manage their information and privacy …

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Alaska Communications, OTZ Telecom to Provide Immediate, Free Internet Access to Educators, Students and Families in Northwest Alaska

KOTZEBUE, Alaska, April 05, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alaska Communications and OTZ Telecom will provide home internet to educators, students and families in 10 villages in Northwest Alaska using new low-latency satellite technology. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220405005391/en/ Pictured: Kiana, Alaska. (Photo: Business Wire) The communities served include Buckland, Deering, Ambler, Kiana, …

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Mendocino County schools receive more than $900,000 to improve students’ Internet access – The Mendocino Beacon

Schools and libraries in Mendocino County will receive nearly $1 million to improve Internet access for children and “close the homework gap,” the office of Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced Tuesday. According to a March 15 press release, the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity Fund Program “was created as part of the American Rescue …

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