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LPSS offering free in-home internet assistance program for qualified residents

Posted at 3:18 PM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 16:18:25-04

The Lafayette Parish School System is offering free in-home internet assistance for residents who qualify for the program.

This service provides academic-filtered internet access for LPSS students only (limited/restrictive access to certain websites) and will be provided through either Cox Communications or LUS Fiber.

Parents/guardians in need of assistance for internet access are encouraged to visit to fill out and submit the In-home Internet Assistance Application by the deadline of October 30, 2020.

Love Our Schools partnered with the Lafayette Parish School System, Pugh Family Foundation, William C. Schumacher Family Foundation, One Acadiana, and many others to address the digital divide in the community, working toward ensuring that all students have access to the internet.

“As educators, we always keep at the forefront of our minds the vital importance of making sure our students have a safe, quality environment conducive for learning and growth; since many of our students will engage in some form of virtual learning for this school year, it is incumbent upon us to do all that we can to help that learning and growth continue and thrive while at home – ensuring internet access for all of our students is a huge step in that direction,” says LPSS Superintendent Irma Trosclair.

The Lafayette Parish School Board voted to allocate $1.5 million for the provision of internet solutions to students without access as part of a public-private partnership with local philanthropists and businesses.

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