Foundation grant will fund educational computer tablets for 1,500 low-income families


tablet-educationalThe James M. Cox Foundation announced today a $288,500 grant to EveryoneOn. The grant will fund a pilot program providing 1,500 tablet computers, preloaded with educational content, to families in Georgia who are enrolling in Cox Communications' Connect2Compete discounted internet service program.

EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit working to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service, computers and free digital literacy courses accessible to all unconnected Americans. Connect2Compete (C2C) is EveryoneOn's flagship program offered in partnership with Internet service...

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