Berkeley school district partners with Sonic, offers students free internet

(FILE) Photo of Rosa Parks Elementary School in Berkeley, Karin Goh
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Given the prevalence of online learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Berkeley Public Schools Fund’s development and outreach coordinator Valerie Kratzer expressed joy at a partnership between Berkeley Unified School District and internet provider Sonic. Kratzner noted that the fiber optic internet provided by Sonic will be much more efficient than the hot spots the school district was previously using.

Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, launched a partnership Feb. 8 with local internet provider Sonic to alleviate struggles with unstable internet and inadequate technologies in the midst of distance learning.
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