The wifi partnership with DPS will put activated cell phones with hotspot instructions in the homes of some district high school students. Upperclassmen and students taking College Credit Plus courses will be given priority.
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DPS Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli called quality internet access “a game-changer” for students trying to fulfill graduation requirements, do college work, and prepare for full-time college.
The groceries – which Connor Group associates helped acquire and distribute – help fill the gap for families who cannot access other available food programs due to a lack of transportation or other barriers.
“As a company, we believe in doing the right thing and leading from the front – especially in situations like this,” said Connor Group managing partner Larry Connor. “The minute we found out schools were shutting down, we began putting plans in place to make sure students’ needs were met.”
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