Something strange is happening with the hot spot that Garland ISD’s Shorehaven Elementary loaned 11-year-old Miranda.
When she connects to Zoom for live classes, the internet signal is turned off. But when Zoom turns off, the Wi-Fi comes back and she can do her homework without any problem, said Karina Cossío, the mother of Miranda and 16-month-old twins.
This case illustrates the difficulties many North Texas families face in connecting to virtual classes.
“We have already asked the teachers and they say that other hot spots are fine, that they don’t know what’s going on. They just tell me: turn it on and off, and we already did it but it doesn’t work,“ Cossío said.
Her voice sounded agitated. The breadwinner of the house, she was leaving home and about to drive to work. Miranda goes with her because otherwise she isn’t able to enter her classes. Cossío isn’t sending