MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – About 95,000 Alabama students receive free internet through the state’s free internet voucher program.
Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students program gives free internet access for families with students on free or reduced lunches. The vouchers were first mailed out to in September.
About 200,000 to 300,000 households are eligible to receive a voucher. ADECA could not provide an exact percentage of the number of vouches redeemed. But a spokesperson said about 58,000 households have redeemed a voucher.
“I think we certainly would like to see more families participate. There are a lot of families who are eligible for the program that we would like them to redeem