The Alabama State Department of Education launched Alabama Student Connect to help students and teachers who currently lack high-speed broadband internet service or devices get access to the internet.
ABOUT EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM
The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program is a new program that provides a temporary discount on home internet bills for qualifying low-income households. Alabama Student Connect can help connect families to the EBB program.
Eligible households can qualify for:
Monthly Benefit: Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
Enhanced Tribal Benefit: Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
One-time Device Discount: Up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50) where available
Visit https://www.alstudentconnect.org/ or call 1-888-728-0422 (toll-free). Representatives are available from 8 AM - 7 PM (CT) Monday - Friday and 9 AM - 5 PM (CT) Saturday.
The Fayette County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Rene P. Nichols - P.O. Box 686 - Fayette, AL 35555 - 205-932-8071 - firstname.lastname@example.org For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481