SHEBOYGAN — Last week the Sheboygan Area School District announced that it will continue its virtual learning through Nov. 13.
When the change to virtual learning was first announced, some families were able to get by temporarily. However, with it being extended, some families are continuing to struggle providing all that's needed for their students to thrive in an online environment.
What can I do if my child doesn't have access to internet at our home?
The Sheboygan Area School District has plenty of information on both free and reduced-cost options for internet services in its virtual student guides.
Charter Communications has relaunched it 60-day free internet offer to connect new households with students and educators. To enroll or learn more about the offer, visit charter.com or call 1-844-310-1198.
Spectrum - $14.99 per month
To qualify for this program, one or more members of your household must currently receive assistance under one of the following programs:
- National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
- All students from CEP home schools are eligible. ()Cooper, Grant, Jefferson, James Madison, Longfellow and Sheridan
- Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the NSLP
- Supplemental Security Income (For Applicants 65+ Years of Age)
AT&T - $5-10 per month
- With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- With an address in AT&T’s 21 state services area (Wisconsin included)
- Without outstanding debt for AT&T fixed internet services within the last six months or outstanding debt incurred under this program.
Service availability and speed may vary by address. AT&T will assign you the fastest of these speed tiers available where you live:
- 10 Megabits per second, for $10 per month
- 5 Megabits per second, for $10 per month
- 3 Megabits per second, for $5 per month
- 1.5 Megabits per second, for $5 per month
- 768 Kilobits per second, for $5 per month