MCLEAN, VA. (PRWEB) June 23, 2022 – Kajeet®, a leading provider of wireless connectivity, software and hardware solutions providing secure, reliable and managed IoT solutions to more than 3,000 businesses, schools and district and state and local governments, today announced the names of 22 recipients of its 2022 Homework Gap Grant. To further the mission of closing the digital divide for students across the United States, each grantee will receive up to $ 25,000, which they can use for any combination of working education broadband solutions, including WiFi hotspots, school bus WiFi, LTE-embedded Chromebooks. And routers.
“With so many students returning to personal education after a two-year hiatus, we can’t lose the momentum to work to close the homework gap, which still plagues millions of American students,” said Daniel J. W. Neil, chairman, CEO and founder of Kazit. “The homework gap has existed long before the epidemic and perpetuated inequality and created vast, missed opportunities. As a community, we must do our best to connect students outside the classroom with a plethora of educational resources and opportunities that are only available to them through the Internet. The Kajit Homework Gap Grant program is an example of the many things we can do together for all of our students – to create fully digital equity – and maximize the chances of success. “
The 22 grant winners are:
Kajeet’s Homework Gap Grant program provides K-12 schools and districts, colleges and universities and public libraries with a way to connect to secure, reliable Internet outside the classroom. Sixty-five schools, districts, colleges, nonprofits and public libraries representing 22 states across the United States applied for the grant program, with 22 winners selected based on scores in four categories – impact on the overall application, homework gap, creativity and innovation, and programs. Durability.
Since launching the program in 2017, Kajeet has rewarded schools, districts, colleges and universities, public libraries and nonprofits with over $ 2,000,000 in broadband services to close the digital divide and ensure that all students have access to learning anytime, anywhere. Helps to ensure 7
One of the 22 grant recipients, Randolph Holder of New York City plans to use his grant to support his students, including the complete suite of Kajeet’s education broadband solutions, including the School for Justice (PS 253Q), WiFi hotspot, school bus WiFi, LTE. – Embedded Chromebooks and routers. “Without the Internet at home, students would not be able to access research-based programs to improve their literacy and math skills,” said Christiana Vasquez, assistant principal at Randolph Holder School for Justice. “The number of missed opportunities increases when you look at evenings, weekends, breaks and summer. We are committed to closing the gap in our achievement and will use the grant to ensure that students have opportunities at home, not just at school. ”
Most of the winners plan to use a combination of solutions including WiFi Hotspot (Kajeet SmartSpot®) and Bus WiFi (Kajeet SmartBus ™) to create a more digitally inclusive learning environment for students. These education and community leaders are working diligently to ensure students have reliable access to the Internet so they can complete online assignments, study for exams, or access additional educational resources while in transit.
To learn more about the Kajit Homework Gap Grant Program, visit https://www.kajeet.net/digitalinclusion/
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