Sarasota County to expand internet access for poor students

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Timothy Fanning   | Sarasota Herald-Tribune SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County is set to expand its internet coverage to reach at least 18,000 students enrolled in remote learning using federal coronavirus relief funds.  Through funding received from the CARES Act, county officials will distribute $343,000 of its allotted funds to Comcast – a Philadelphia-based […]

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 […]