COronavirus Remote Learning Fund
The Mt. Diablo Unified School District is trying to provide equitable access of technology for all of its students with “online instruction” during the coronavirus shelter in place directive. Currently, MDEDF is trying to help the MDUSD fund access to remote learning for some of our most vulnerable students.
Chrome Books have been distributed to as many students as possible by MDUSD staff, however, there are not enough for all needy students. Not only does MDUSD have a number of Title 1 schools, but many of the schools that are not classified as Title 1, have homeless and foster youth who are struggling or cannot to keep up with classwork because technology or Internet connection is not accessible to them. In 2019 there were approximately 400-500 of these students enrolled in MDUSD. The district currently serves nearly 30,000 students, many of whom are able to work remotely at home.
Learning potential of Chrome Books and hotspots
If the average family has two or more school-aged students, the following impact can be estimated:
200 Chrome Books helps 400 students
400 Chrome Books helps 800 students
200-400 hotspots connects students to online learning
Note: The cost for each '36 HP Chrome Book 11' is $200-250, while a portable hotspot or Wi-Fi device can be as little as $50-100 depending on the student’s needs and existing cellphone plan.
Your donation to the Coronavirus Remote Learning Fund, no matter the amount, will support our MDUSD students.
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donations to enhance student learning in MDUSD schools.
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Donor: Up to $99
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This foundation raises funds to help pay for a variety of programs that support student learning. As a California nonprofit organization, the foundation is organized for charitable purposes and is not organized for the private gain of any person. The Foundation does not rent or sell its donor list. Legal name: MDUSD Education Foundation. Nonprofit Tax ID 82-3039803.