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A local grant provided Houston, Missouri students with new laptops, but rural high-speed broadband is key to their utility.

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EducationSuperHighway provides free assistance to rural schools

Rural America

June 12, 2018

We are pleased to share an opportunity for your rural school district to receive free technical and procurement support to ensure that your schools have robust Internet connectivity for all students.

EducationSuperHighway is the leading nonprofit that is working to ensure every school across the country has access to high-speed broadband. There is no catch. Everything they do for school districts is free of charge, and they have worked extensively with rural schools and in rural communities in over 30 states.

If you have any questions or would like to receive support, contact We are pleased to share an opportunity for your rural school district to receive free technical and procurement support to ensure that your schools have robust Internet connectivity for all students.

EducationSuperHighway is the leading nonprofit that is working to ensure every school across the country has access to high-speed broadband. There is no catch. Everything they do for school districts is free of charge, and they have worked extensively with rural schools and in rural communities in over 30 states.

If you have any questions or would like to receive support, contact Alyssa Cubello (alyssa@educationsuperhighway.org) or visit www.educationsuperhighway.org/accelerate to get in touch. EducationSuperHighway can help you:

  • Plan your broadband network upgrade
  • Research technology and provider options
  • Develop your E-rate Form 470 / RFP strategy
  • Evaluate bids and select the best provider solution

Additionally, you can watch their free webinars here to help you understand more about your available E-rate Category 2 budget, make best use of these funds, and run a successful procurement.

According to EducationSuperHighway, "Our children are trying to learn skills for tomorrow with dial-up speeds of the past."

This national nonprofit believes high-speed broadband is key to restoring our educational standing. They report that "our schools now rank 27th in math, 17th in reading, 20th in science, and 16th in technological readiness compared to other developed nations."

It is their belief, and ours, that we must leverage technology to transform education.

Thanks to EducationSuperHighway for reaching out to the Rural Schools Collaborative. We share their commitment to connecting every single rural school in America to high-speed broadband.

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