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Affordable Internet for Students Receiving Free or Reduced Lunch

More and more, schools are utilizing internet tools to communicate, teach, and deliver content to students and their families. The monthly cost of an internet package can be cumbersome for families with less financial resources.

Comcast now offers internet to families with a student receiving free or reduced lunch  for $9.95 per month. Comcast will waive the activation and equipment rental fees.

For $149.95, Comcast will also provide the family with a low-cost computer.

Here’s a video overview of the program:

More information can be found here: https://www.internetessentials.com

 

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About The Author

Scott Carchedi

Scott Carchedi is the founder and co-editor of SSWN. Scott provides technology support and consultative services to number of school social work associations throughout the US. Scott is also a practicing school social worker in the western suburbs of Chicago, serving grades 8-12.

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