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Student & Family Resources

Learning Outside the Classroom Enrichment Resources (LOCkER)

The San Joaquin County Office of Education has created a LOCkER (Learning Outside of the Classroom Enrichment Resources) filled with free resources to support educators, students, and parents with distance learning.

Find the LOCkER here

Resources for Parents

A thumbnail sized screen shot of this document. 10 Tips for Families for Distance Learning Success (English and Spanish)

Parent Resources to Support Learning at Home During COVID-19 School Closures

Internet Connectivity

Comcast Internet Essentials for $9.99 / mo.
Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 for all customers in response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19). This speed increase will happen automatically - no action is required by customers. Customers also receive 2 months for free. Learn more at https://www.internetessentials.com/ or by calling 1-800-934-6489.

Xfinity WiFi Free for Everyone
Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit https://www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.

Getting Internet Access: Available Plans
The California Emerging Technology Fund has provided access to affordable offers, as well as a number to call 1-844-841-INFO (4636) to assist parents. More at https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/availableinternetplans.asp.

AT&T Providing Affordable Internet for Distance Learning
AT&T is expanding the Access from AT&T program, which provides home internet access to qualifying California households with at least one resident who receives Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for $10 a month. AT&T does not charge a fee to apply or process applications and no deposit is required to establish Internet service under the program. Additionally, in response to COVID-19, Access from AT&T is temporarily expanding eligibility based on income and to households participating in National School Lunch Program/Head Start and waiving all home internet data overage fees. Residents who would like more information about Access from AT&T can visit att.com/access or call 1-855-220-5211.

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Special Education Resources

Venture Academy Family of Schools