The Journal: Philly Program Targets 35,000 Students For Digital Connectivity

A public-private partnership in Philadelphia will help up to 35,000 students in low-income households acquire computing devices and internet access. “PHLConnectED,”as the program is called, will also provide digital skills training and tech support for families, in time for the start of school.

The district decided to begin all students online through Nov. 17. Then, as a reopening plan explained, it will “transition to a mix of in-person and digital learning as long as guidance from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and other indicators support that it is safe to do so.”

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