The Philadelphia-based cable giant was urged to open up more hotspots, increase internet speeds, and provide free access to low-income residents.
Comcast extends offer of two months free internet to new customers, as well as public hotspot availability
Superintendent Hite says that this will not fix the access problem for all students. He described the company as a “partner” in working on further solutions.
The nonprofit organization gave 30 computers to Elkins Elementary.
Called Action Plan 3.0, the proposal would reorganize schools and allow some charter expansion. It calls for a new state charter funding formula.
The devices use web-based storage and apps. In some District schools, they are turning outdated classrooms into modern hubs of learning.