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La Joya's Wi-Fi on Wheels program helping students without Internet access

2 months 3 weeks 2 days ago Friday, April 10 2020 Apr 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 4:15 PM April 10, 2020 in News - Local

Wi-Fi has become an educational necessity while schools continue online learning amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Stephanie Salinas is a mother of two who explains she admires the way her children in kindergarten and first grade are growing up without Wi-Fi.
 
Salinas admits not having Wi-Fi comes with its disadvantages, especially now with the classroom becoming more and more digital.

La Joya's Wi-Fi on Wheels has 28 buses, with each bus going to two designated locations in the area.  

Once situated, the buses are able to service 30-50 people from noon to 5 p.m.

La Joya Technology Director Clem Garza says in two weeks, they'll be adding 20 more buses in the hopes of servicing even more children.

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