Tech company Asurion offers free tech support hotline for Rutherford students, teachers doing virtual learning

Destiny Viator

With thousands of students and teachers online this semester, technology problems can quickly lead to a host of issues for students trying to access academic instruction and teachers leading classrooms.

Rutherford County Schools Director Bill Spurlock talks about distance learning



Nashville-based global tech company Asurion launched its own “Tech Sanity Hotline” this week to help ensure teachers, students and parents can stay connected.


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Many students in Rutherford County have been learning remotely from home since the school year began.

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Back to school: From home schooling to co-ops, students are learning in new ways

Roughly 48% of Murfreesboro City Schools students are participating in distance learning until October. Grades 3-6 were required to learn from home unless an exemption was approved. For Rutherford County Schools, about 20,000 students in

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16-year-old arrested for hacking Miami Dade school system

Destiny Viator

The 16-year-old is a junior at South Miami Senior High in Miami-Dade County.

Police arrested a Miami high school student on Thursday for allegedly carrying out a string of crippling cyberattacks targeting Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ online learning system as students headed back to school.

The 16-year-old has not been identified by name, but the student is a junior at South Miami Senior High School in Miami-Dade County, Florida, school officials said Thursday.

Officials with Miami-Dade County Public Schools said the teen carried out several Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks, which are designed to disrupt a network’s server by overwhelming it’s system with a flood of internet traffic.

The suspect was charged with Computer Use in an Attempt to Defraud — a third-degree felony, and Interference with an Educational Institution — a second-degree misdemeanor,

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51% of Students Do Not Always Have Access to High-Speed Internet, An Essential for a Mostly Remote Fall Semester

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — More than half (51%) of students lack consistent access to high-speed Internet and WiFi, according to a new survey from Visual Objects, a visual guide to finding and hiring creative firms.

Internet accessibility issues created academic performance disparities during remote learning in the spring 2020 semester. Visual Object’s survey indicates these problems will not be solved for remote learners this fall, despite efforts to provide free and low-cost Internet to those in need.

Educators like Emily Posyton taught students without reliable internet access in spring 2020. She witnessed students with fewer at-home resources fall behind academically.

“While I’m happy that students and teachers are out of harm’s way, I do worry about students who need classroom support and resources,” Posyton said.

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The survey found 52% of students think cheating will rise due

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Plombier Saguenay Is Celebrating Its Grand Opening And Their New Website Launch – Press Release

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Jackson, MS – September 4, 2020 – Plombier Saguenay specializes in all phases of plumbing including residential and commercial services in Saguenay, Quebec and the surrounding areas. Call for a free estimate or learn about their services over at

According to the spokesperson of the plumbing company, they launched their new website and grand opening with a fast free estimate form in order to service the community better and faster.

They offer an array of services, from contract work to repairs and even emergency plumbing services. Their motto is they work with integrity and put customer service priority. The spokesperson also mentioned quality and experience are a must in our industry and we take our work very seriously.

If you are in need of an experienced and reliable plumber, or if you just have any questions whether you are a homeowner or contractor feel free to call and ask

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