Connected Nation

How One City is Bridging the Digital Divide for 28,000 Students in Need

September 08, 2020 Jessica Denson Season 1 Episode 21
Connected Nation
How One City is Bridging the Digital Divide for 28,000 Students in Need
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Connected Nation
How One City is Bridging the Digital Divide for 28,000 Students in Need
Sep 08, 2020 Season 1 Episode 21
Jessica Denson

On this episode of Connected Nation, we talk with those behind a massive undertaking to connect more than 28,000 students with economic challenges to high-speed internet in a Tennessee school district– and they’re succeeding in the midst of the pandemic. 
 
Learn how this unique public-private partnership was developed—and how it is working to help thousands of kids who would otherwise be left without access to their remote classrooms.   

Related Links
Hamilton County Schools - https://www.hcde.org/
EPB Chattanooga - https://epb.com/
Tech Goes Home Chattanooga - https://www.techgoeshomecha.org/
The Enterprise Center - https://www.theenterprisectr.org/

Press Release
https://connectednation.org/blog/2020/08/19/chattanooga-and-hamilton-county-use-smart-city-infrastructure-to-bridge-digital-divide-for-students/

Show Notes

On this episode of Connected Nation, we talk with those behind a massive undertaking to connect more than 28,000 students with economic challenges to high-speed internet in a Tennessee school district– and they’re succeeding in the midst of the pandemic. 
 
Learn how this unique public-private partnership was developed—and how it is working to help thousands of kids who would otherwise be left without access to their remote classrooms.   

Related Links
Hamilton County Schools - https://www.hcde.org/
EPB Chattanooga - https://epb.com/
Tech Goes Home Chattanooga - https://www.techgoeshomecha.org/
The Enterprise Center - https://www.theenterprisectr.org/

Press Release
https://connectednation.org/blog/2020/08/19/chattanooga-and-hamilton-county-use-smart-city-infrastructure-to-bridge-digital-divide-for-students/