Sprint, through its 1 Million Project Foundation, is doubling its offer of free home internet access to disconnected high school students in the Kansas City area.
Sprint Corp. CEO Michel Combes announced Thursday an expansion in the Kansas City area of a program that provides wireless devices and internet access to students.
The push toward technology-focused education overlooks the students who lack the resources needed to complete their assignments.
Homework, like nearly every other facet of American life, is moving online.
High school students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are getting some help from Sprint as part of the 1Million Project Foundation initiative.
Thanks to Sprint and a grant, the entire Freshman class at Little Rock Central High School is getting new free tablets.
Low-income high school students receive free wi-fi for their homes: to give low-income students a better chance at success, 125 island coast high school students will receive free internet access from the comfort of their own home.
In the age of technology, we have more information at our finger tips than ever before.
It felt like Christmas morning at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill as students unpacked brand new cell phones and tablets.
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Sprint and the Providence schools announced Wednesday that 600 high school students will receive the equipment and access they need to complete their schoolwork from home as part of the 1Million Project.
Sprint is pushing to bring free connectivity and devices to one million students across the US “as quickly as it can,” but 1Million Project head Doug Michelman admitted progress is dependent on device availability.
Completing homework that requires internet access can be a difficult task for some Bay Area students. Sprint is hoping to change that. Kris Sanchez reports.
More than 1,000 high school students attending Birmingham City Schools will receive free wireless internet hotspots and free internet service in their homes thanks to Sprint's 1Million Project.
Erubey Sanchez has never had internet access at home. His family is among an estimated 5-million in the US (with school-aged kids) unplugged from the web, despite 70% of teachers assigning online homework.
Over 70 percent of homework is done online nowadays, but almost 5 million families with school-aged kids in the United States do not have internet access at home.
Sprint wants to help 1 million low-income high school students by giving them free tech to do their homework.
The 1Million Project aims to connect 1 million high schoolers who lack web access at home.
 The 1Million Project Foundation is a public charity with 501(c)(3) status. Federal Tax ID 82-2640564. Cash donations to the 1Million Project Foundation are tax deductible.