East Liverpool schools receive over $45K to help students without internet access

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EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (WKBN) – The East Liverpool City School District has received an award to help students without access to the internet.

The district received $34,000 from the FCC Emergency Connectivity Fund.

The money will help buy wi-fi hotspots, modems, routers and broadband connectivity.

An additional $13,500 was given to purchase tablets for preschool students.

The FCC Emergency Connectivity Fund is a $7.17 billion program created as part of the American Rescue Plan.

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