Charter Introduces Stay Connected K-12, Making It Easier For Students And Teachers To Participate In Online Learning

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With many school districts opting for full or hybrid distance learning this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Charter Communications, Inc., today announced Stay Connected K-12, a new Spectrum Enterprise solution that enables schools to offer high-speed, cable broadband Internet access direct to their students, educators and staff in their own homes so learning and teaching are uninterrupted. Residences are not billed for the service.

Stay Connected K-12 combines the robust speeds and rich features of Spectrum Internet with simplified program management and billing for local districts through Spectrum Enterprise and is a turnkey solution for their students and educators. Users can enjoy:

  • Download speeds up to 50 Mbps to support video collaboration and large file transfers.
  • In-home WiFi to connect all of the WiFi enabled devices in the residence.
  • Unlimited usage with no data caps, providing schools/districts with a consistent cost
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Doubts surround ‘education fund’ connected to TikTok deal

President Trump has given his “blessing” to Oracle’s partnership with ByteDance to operate TikTok, but his claim that the companies would finance a $5-billion “patriotic” education fund has raised questions about the deal to allow the app to operate in the U.S.



a close up of a screen of a cell phone: President Trump says he had given "preliminary" approval for Oracle's partnership with ByteDance and Walmart to operate TikTok, adding that he was in talks with the partners to fund a $5-billion "patriotic" education venture. (Getty Images)


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President Trump says he had given “preliminary” approval for Oracle’s partnership with ByteDance and Walmart to operate TikTok, adding that he was in talks with the partners to fund a $5-billion “patriotic” education venture. (Getty Images)

The president said he had given “preliminary” approval for the deal that Oracle and ByteDance, the Chinese owner of the short-video app, proposed to alleviate concerns about protecting U.S. national security.

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But in a new twist in the more than week-long negotiations between the companies and his administration, Trump said his team was talking to them about funding a venture that would teach American

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