Awardees Announced!

AT&T K-12 Homework Gap Program

There Are
Hotspots going to
States Across the U.S.
This covers
Schools and
Nonprofits Nationwide

Learn more about the nonprofits and schools leveraging this program to help kids across the country.

Impact Stories

November 9, 2021

AT&T and Connected Nation expand free device program to help thousands of vulnerable students

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An additional 4,664 hotspots, free internet services provided to address homework gap, bringing total amount of students reached through hotspot program to nearly 40,000 nationwide Bowling Green, Ky. (November 9, 2021) – As part of AT&...

October 7, 2021

Panelists announced for national conversation on the Digital Divide, free event to broadcast live from 3 US cities

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20 years | 3 US cities | 1-of-a-kind event   Bowling Green, Ky. (October 7, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) is marking 20 years of service in 2021 by hosting “A national conversation on the Digital Divide.” This one-of-a-kind, live ...

August 11, 2021

AT&T and Connected Nation deliver on commitment to provide 35,000 hotspots and free internet service to help vulnerable students

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Bowling Green, Ky. (August 11, 2021) – Leading nonprofit Connected Nation has completed the deployment of 35,000 hotspots. Made possible by a contribution from AT&T – these hotspots, equipped with more than a year of free internet se...

July 27, 2021

Exposing the Digital Divide: how the pandemic revealed what we can all do to improve digital equity

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Hoboken, New Jersey (July 27, 2021) – Dylan Zajac wants you to know two things about the Digital Divide—it was a problem long before the pandemic and there is a simple way you can fix it. “It’s interesting. Most people didn’t r...

June 15, 2021

The tech problem that’s keeping teachers up at night and what’s being done about it

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“Many of my students could not compete. They weren’t even in the race.”  Baton Rouge, Louisiana (June 15, 2021) – Cecile Morgan teaches math at Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School in Louisiana. She, like thousands of te...

June 8, 2021

Connected Nation honored for online resource hub in response to the coronavirus crisis

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Bowling Green, Ky. (June 8, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) is being honored by PR News for its Digital Newsroom “Responding to the Coronavirus Crisis.” This online newsroom provided immediate and critical resources for individuals a...

AT&T K-12 Homework Gap Program: Frequently Asked Questions

IMPORTANT NOTICE/DISCLAIMER: Connected Nation, Inc. (CN) has been selected as an independent third-party non-profit organization to assist AT&T in fulfilling its K-12 homework gap program commitment and will make the sole and final determination as to which schools or non-profit organizations, if any, receive an award under the program. The submission of an application is part of a competitive process that in no way guarantees the award of any contribution to the applicant. CN is not an agent of AT&T, and this program is entirely independent of any past, current, or future E-rate procurement process. An award agreement must be fully executed before any award under this program is final.

Additional Resources for Students and Parents

Learn More About the Awardees

According to the Alliance for Excellent Education, nearly 17 million public K-12 students have fallen into the “homework gap” due to COVID-19 school closures. In addition, Bellwether Education Partners estimates that approximately 3 million at-risk students may not have experienced any formal education—virtual or in-person—since March 2020.

These schools and nonprofits are receiving devices and services to help finally close that homework gap for some of our nation’s most at-risk kids. Use the map below to find links to each of the groups benefitting from this program. Click here for the full list of awardees.