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NYC libraries to offer free hotspots for low-income students, families

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

Three branches of New York City's library system will offer free, year-long hotspot rentals to students and their families who do not have access to the internet at home.

White House's ConnectHome expands broadband in public housing

by Corinne Lestch • 6 years ago

The new program, unveiled Wednesday, will reach 275,000 low-income households in 27 cities and help students access the Internet at home.

Obama's ConnectED program 'not reliable' – school tech chief

by Corinne Lestch • 6 years ago

The tech director said he didn't sign up for the ConnectED initiative because offers of free connectivity and software from private companies typically disappear after a year.

Obama to announce $250M in free e-books for low-income kids

by Corinne Lestch • 6 years ago

As part of his ConnectED initiative, which aims to get high-speed broadband in schools, Obama is expected to announce access to e-books for millions of kids.