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Digital Bridge K-12

Keep students learning
during COVID-19.

America’s schools are scrambling to deliver remote learning, but millions of students lack internet access outside the classroom.

As schools close their doors and move their classrooms online, not every student can log on.
5 million families with school-aged children don’t have access to the Internet at home.

America’s homework gap has been further widened by the coronavirus pandemic.

70%

of teachers assign homework that requires Internet access.

49%

of students failed to complete assigned homework that required Internet access.

42%

of students have received a lower grade because they didn’t have Internet access.

Source: 1Million Project Foundation

There has never been a more critical time to take action to ensure all students have access to the Internet at home.

55 million K-12 students are out of school due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Every student must have access to the devices and Internet access they need to continue learning during this crisis.

Evan Marwell, Founder & CEO, EducationSuperHighway

 

Latest News

EducationSuperHighway and the 1Million Project Foundation have teamed up to help San Francisco Bay Area school districts provide free high-speed Internet to students who lack access at home, and who are most impacted by the “Shelter in Place” mandate due to COVID-19.

This pilot will not only connect the 29% of SFUSD students who don’t have Internet access at home, and will also serve as the starting point for a playbook of lessons learned and practical solutions for addressing the comprehensive connectivity needs of students everywhere.

LEARN MORE: Mayor London Breed Announces Partnership to Increase Free Internet Access to Support Distance Learning


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Connectivity Resources to Address the Homework Gap – Home Internet
COVID-19 School Closures: Check out home Internet offerings to get your students connected.
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Connectivity Resources to Address the Homework Gap – Mobile Internet
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Connectivity Resources to Address the Homework Gap – Latest Low-Cost Offers
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