Student & Family Resources

Many of the services students receive during the school day are unavailable due to school closures. Additionally, many of our families are greatly impacted by these closures and might need assistance. As resources are available, we will post them here. If you know of resources that are not listed below, please email us at sjcoepio@sjcoe.net.

Resources for Parents

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Parent Resources to Support Learning at Home During COVID-19 School Closures

one.Program Resources and Support

Though School campuses will remain closed through the end of the school year in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, school is still in session. The one.Program will continue to provide students and families resources and services to support distance-learning at home.

Internet Connectivity

Comcast Internet Essentials for $9.99 / mo.
Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 for all customers in response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19). This speed increase will happen automatically - no action is required by customers. Customers also receive 2 months for free. Learn more at https://www.internetessentials.com/ or by calling 1-800-934-6489.

Xfinity WiFi Free for Everyone
Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit https://www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.

Getting Internet Access: Available Plans
The California Emerging Technology Fund has provided access to affordable offers, as well as a number to call 1-844-841-INFO (4636) to assist parents. More at https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/availableinternetplans.asp.

AT&T Providing Affordable Internet for Distance Learning
AT&T is expanding the Access from AT&T program, which provides home internet access to qualifying California households with at least one resident who receives Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for $10 a month. AT&T does not charge a fee to apply or process applications and no deposit is required to establish Internet service under the program. Additionally, in response to COVID-19, Access from AT&T is temporarily expanding eligibility based on income and to households participating in National School Lunch Program/Head Start and waiving all home internet data overage fees. Residents who would like more information about Access from AT&T can visit att.com/access or call 1-855-220-5211.

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Special Education Resources

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