In California, Wi-fi minivans help disadvantaged students

Santa Ana (United States) (AFP) – A minivan with a Wi-fi router attached to the dashboard and a satellite antenna on the roof is helping 200 disadvantaged students in Santa Ana, close to Los Angeles, cope with the rigors of distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic. “When the school district launched the new school year last month, some of the parents had challenges,” said Roman Reyna, who is overseeing the “Wi-fi on wheels” project launched by JFK Transportation, which organizes school runs in the district. “A lot of our students don’t have access to Wi-fi. So it’s difficult for them …

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