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The Marlboro County School District has partnered with T-Mobile to offer free internet access to students

Marlboro County, South Carolina – A nationwide provider is collaborating to provide free internet access to students in the Pee Dee region. The Marlboro County School District, in partnership with T-Mobile, is rolling out internet access and hotspots to over 1,400 students across seven schools. This initiative is a part of T-Mobile’s Project 10Million, which seeks to enhance internet connectivity in rural America. The district will be furnished with complimentary mobile hotspots and will have access to affordable laptops and tablets through T-Mobile for households that qualify.

The program guarantees students 100GB of data annually. Officials with the school district and T-Mobile are confident that the complimentary data will help students in their educational endeavors through the year. Top of Form

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with T-Mobile, providing free internet and mobile hotspots to over 1,400 students across seven schools in Marlboro County,” Marlboro County School District Superintendent Dr. Helena Tillar said in a statement. “Through Project 10Million, we’re bridging the digital equity gap, ensuring every student can access opportunities. Eligible families can receive devices and services at distribution events listed for each school. This initiative empowers students to succeed academically and beyond, addressing the challenges of the digital divide.”

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Devices will be distributed across schools in Marlboro County at the following times:

  • April 10th – 4-6 p.m. – Wallace Elementary Middle School – 3643 SC-9 W, Wallace, SC 29596
  • April 10th – 4-6 p.m. – Bennettsville Primary – 301 Jefferson St, Bennettsville, SC 29512
  • April 11th – 4-6 p.m. – Bennettsville Intermediate – 701 Cheraw St, Bennettsville, SC 29512
  • April 16th – 4-6 p.m. – McColl Elementary Middle School – 700 N Main St B, McColl, SC 29570
  • April 16th – 4-6 p.m. – Blenheim Middle School – 143 Highland St, Blenheim, SC 29516
  • April 17th – 4-6 p.m. – Clio Elementary Middle School – 2635 SC-9, Clio, SC 29525

To learn more about the program, click here.

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