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SUHSD and Comcast Essentials

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SUHSD and Comcast Essentials
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Since the start of our school closures on March 13, the Technology Department has been working to close the digital divide – including providing our students with computers and looking for new and innovative ways to connect our students to the internet. 
 
Sequoia Union High School District has partnered with Comcast to provide eligible families with free internet at home for the 2020-2021 school year. After the application below has been submitted, SUHSD will provide families with a unique promo code to sign up for free FREE home internet through Comcast’s Internet Essentials program.
 
Families who have previously indicated that they need internet access will be provided a code or may also indicate interest in the program by completing the below form
Steps to receive SUHSD Promo Code

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  1. Complete the SUHSD Internet Program Application
  2. SUHSD Staff will process application submitted
  3. Families will receive a promo code to use with Comcast Essenstials Application
 
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If you need assistance with the application process, please contact the Parent Liaison at your school.
 
School Contact Name Ext. Email
Carlmonth HS Kat Ortiz 650-595-0210 kortiz@seq.org
EPA Academy Martha Perez 650-839-8900 ext. 78040 mperez@stanfordschools.org
Menlo-Atherton HS Lilly Quiñonez 650-322-5311 ext. 50255 lquinonez@seq.org
Redwood HS Lucero Renteria 650-298-8876 ext. 77313 lrenteria@seq.org
Sequoia HS Elvira Macias 650-367-9780 ext. 63110 emacias@seq.org
TIDE Academy Jenny Garcia 650-306-1755 ext. 79040 jcgarcia@seq.org
Woodside HS Maricela Lopez 650-367-9750 ext. 45323 malopez@seq.org
What is Comcast Essentials?

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What is Comcast Essentials?
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Comcast Internet Essentials is a program for families and other low-income households who currently do not subscribe to the internet at home. Since 2011, more than 8 million low-income Americans have been connected to the Internet at home through the Internet Essentials program, 90 percent of whom were not connected to the Internet at home until they signed up through Internet Essentials.
 
COVID-19 RESPONSE
 
All new Internet Essentials customers who apply and are approved by December 31, 2020, will receive two months of free service.
Who is Eligible?

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Who is Eligible?
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  • Families interested in signing up for the program will be provided a code by SUHSD. However, Comcast will determine eligibility. Families may qualify if they:
    • Are eligible for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, and others.
    • Live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available.
    • Are not an existing Xfinity Internet customer and have not subscribed to Comcast Internet within the last 90 days.
Where can I get more information about Comcast Internet Essentials?

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For more information, or to apply for the program in seven different languages, please visit www.internetessentials.com or call 1-855-846-8376. Spanish-only speakers can also call 1-855-765-6995
 
How to complete Comcast Essentials Application

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How to complete Comcast Essentials Application
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