Awardees Announced!

AT&T K-12 connected learning program

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

Impact Stories

January 26, 2023

Community Matters — How Austin Texas’ urban residents are bridging the Digital Divide together.

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Austin, Texas (January 26, 2023) – Communities are often united by common goals or experiences. Longtime residents who lack access to the same things can empathize with one another and form plans of action to help each other. In some cas...

January 24, 2023

Expanding digital literacy throughout the Lone Star State

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Longview, Texas (January 24, 2023) – Digital literacy is an essential competency in today’s digital world. We use computers on a daily basis to pay bills, communicate with loved ones, go to school, stream our favorite shows, and much mor...

September 26, 2022

Connected Nation launches Digital Literacy program in collaboration with AT&T

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Program is bringing digital literacy workshops to communities to help advance digital skills and empowerment for families across the U.S Bowling Green, Kentucky (September 26, 2022) – Connected Nation (CN) announced the launch of a new...

May 18, 2022

Keeping kids connected: Connected Learning Program gives rural students a chance to learn outside the classroom

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Marion, Kentucky (May 18, 2022) – As part of AT&T’s $10 million commitment to helping our nation’s most at-risk children, the company and national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN) partnered last year to deliver hotspots to 150 schools...

April 25, 2022

C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California lands first place, largest cash prize at the national Kids Tech Summit

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Virtual event – (April 25, 2021) – C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California (C5LA) earned top honors at the national Kids Tech Summit held Friday, April 22. The friendly competition was hosted by national nonprofit Connected Nation (...

April 12, 2022

Connected Nation invites teachers, parents to host watch parties, cheer on student teams for the national Kids Tech Summit

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Bowling Green, Kentucky (April 12, 2021) – The national Kids Tech Summit will take place in less than 10 days on Friday, April 22 at 4pm (eastern). The finals for this event will feature four student teams from organizations located ac...

April 4, 2022

Finalist in national Kids Tech Summit wants to help older generations tackle tech

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Des Moines, Iowa (April 4, 2022) – Nancy Mwirotsi confesses that she’s a “tech dropout,” but also points to that as one reason she founded Pi515 — a nonprofit focused on introducing girls and boys from different social and soci...

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.