70 CHA college students get tips on how to “Stay the Course” (Chicago Housing Authority)


From the Chicago Crusader:

Representatives from prominent corporate organizations – including RSM, BMO Harris, Rush University Medical Center and Art Institute of Chicago – networked virtually with 70 Chicago Housing Authority college students Wednesday to discuss career opportunities at “Take Flight: Staying the Course.”

Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority to offer Wi-Fi zones



 The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) and Building For Tomorrow’s ConnectHome Akron Initiative is bringing internet service to underserved communities through high-speed community Wi-Fi zones.

According to AMHA officials, the Wi-Fi Zones will give residents in AMHA public housing full access to quality wireless internet service in their residential units. Previously, residents could access free Wi-Fi in common areas only.

A Learning Hub In D.C. Public Housing Is Helping Students Navigate Distance Learning (District of Columbia Housing Authority)


From DCist: 

Students sat two to a table, separated by plexiglass and wearing face masks.

An 11-year-old girl took a math test on decimals. A 9-year-old boy solved a word problem that directed him to calculate the attendance size of the Super Bowl. His 7-year-old sister doodled in a notebook during a break from her virtual second-grade class.

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