Good Times – Internet Company and Educators Work to Bridge Digital Divide

BY TODD GUILD

A team of local educators is teaming up with a Santa Cruz internet provider to bridge the digital divide and bring broadband service to families who have been unable to access it.

The Equal Access Santa Cruz County (EASCC) fund is a way to bring internet access to the estimated 15,745 students in Santa Cruz County who do not have it.

That high number gives the county a C- on the California Broadband Infrastructure Report Card, according to the Central Coast Broadband Consortium.

EASCC is a project of Cruzio Internet, the Santa Cruz County Office of Education (COE), Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) and the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County.

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