K–12 internet access program allows more students to learn from home
Last updated 10/6/2020 at 6:16pm
In mid-August, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) announced a new program to connect students to their online learning from home.
This week, OSPI finalized contracts with three internet service providers - Ziply, Presidio, and Comcast - to provide the service to up to 60,000 students and their families through the end of the 2020–21 school year at no cost to the family. The program is reserved for students who are low-income and did not have internet access before August 2020.
To participate in the program, potentially eligible families should receive information, i...