The Metropolitan School District (MSD) of Decatur Township today announces it has been awarded a $700,000 two-year grant through T-Mobile's EmpowerED (opens in new tab) program. As a result of this funding, every student enrolled at MSD of Decatur Township in grades 3-8 for the 2018-19 school year will receive a personal MiFi hotspot at no cost to the students.
The awarded 3,500 MiFi hotspots serve as mobile WiFi devices that can connect to a provided cellular network and grant student’s internet access outside of the classroom and campus.
The one-to-one district’s innovative, technologically advanced pathway-driven curriculum and digital approaches secured the grant.
To learn more about MSD of Decatur Township, visit decaturproud.org.