As we scramble to flatten the curve of COVID-19, our communities have been completely flipped upside down. Cities across the nation are sheltering in place, thousands have transitioned to working from home, and nearly 125,000 schools have closed their doors — meaning 55 million students have been tasked with quickly adapting to distance learning in the […]
As schools rush to get K-12 students set up for remote learning during COVID-19 – including the over 9 million students who lack home Internet access – and likely beyond, they’ll need to plan effectively to secure low-cost deals on devices and services. Given the high level of demand and the strain on supply chains, […]
The coronavirus pandemic has forced school closures nationwide, sending 55 million students home to continue their education remotely. Teachers, administrators, parents, and students alike are finding this transition challenging, but none more so than the families without access to the Internet or devices at home. The “homework gap” existed long before COVID-19, but the rapid […]
As coronavirus has forced closures for virtually all of the nation’s K-12 schools, the ability to connect to online education at home has become critical to maintaining a continuity of learning during the crisis. Furthermore, the CDC and FEMA have recommended that high-speed Internet access for every family with students enrolled in K-12 public schools […]
Hotspots have become a quick and popular option for addressing the home connectivity gap, but what about their impact as a long-term or universal solution?
School districts all around the country are hard at work developing contingency plans to keep kids learning during COVID-19. As schools close and face uncertainty about when they’ll be able to reopen, it’s more important than ever for students to have access to the Internet so that they can continue their studies and stay connected […]
How school districts are meeting the learning needs and connectivity abilities of their students
School districts are getting innovative by turning their buses into Wi-Fi hotspots where students can connect to access lessons and homework.