Remote Learning Resources
Getting Remote Learning Platforms
Schools distributed their inventory of electronic devices to families this week. At this time, there are several options for free internet access, as follows:
AlticeUSA is providing free internet service for all students for 60 days. Please call 866-200-9522 to enroll.
Comcast - Comcast is offering an internet essentials package for free. To sign up for a free internet essentials package for 60 days, applicants can simply visit www.internetessentials.com. The accessible website also includes the option to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language. There are also two dedicated phone numbers 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.
Spectrum - Spectrum is offering free internet access for students. Beginning March 16, Spectrum is offering free internet for 60 days to households with K-12 or college students who don’t already have a Spectrum subscription. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395.
Charter - Charter is offering free internet for 2 months. 1 (877) 906-9121
AT&T - AT&T COVID-19 response. AT&T will offer open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low-income families.
Verizon - Verizon does not have special offers, but is following the FCC agreement.
Sprint - Sprint is following the FCC agreement, providing unlimited data to existing customers, and, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
T-Mobile - T-Mobile is following the FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
Free breakfast and lunch is available to all New Yorker City students at meal hubs across the city from 7:30am until 1pm during the week. Families can pick up breakfast, lunch and dinner at once, and no identification or registration is required. There will be over 400 meal hubs across the city, and families can find a meal hub location online, or by calling 877-877 FOOD.
Burger King is providing free meals to students......Starting March 20 through April 6, Burger King is offering two free kids meals with any purchase through the Burger King app. They are also offering free delivery via its mobile app on orders of $10 or more.