COVID-19 Distance Learning Technology

Distance Learning Technology

Overview

Distributed Computers

At this time, Sac City Unified has enough computers for each student who indicated they needed one. If your student still needs a district issued computer, please contact your school principal directly or fill out this form

If you are having technical issues with the district issued Chromebook your student received, please contact your school principal for assistance. 

Internet/Wifi

Wifi Hotspots

Sacramento City Wifi Bus Service: Check website for weekly schedule at various Sac City Unified locations.

XFinity, AT&T, Consolidated Communications Wifi Hotspots are all open and free. 

Home Internet

Kids Connect Program: partnership with Sac City Unified, City of Sacramento and Comcast to provide eligible Sac City Unified families with free internet at home for six months. Fill out the webform to request service. 

Please see out Internet/Wifi Support for Families page for more resources. 

e-Connections Post

Update on Computer Distribution

This Wednesday, April 22, Sac City Unified will distribute computers to families of high school students at the below schools only. We will offer a make-up day for other schools on another date. 

We will distribute one (1) computer per family of high school students.

As additional computers are made available, we ultimately expect to provide each of our students with a computer, if they do not have a computer at home. As such, we will announce additional distribution dates soon.

e-Connections Post

Computer Distribution Update

This Friday, April 17, Sac City Unified will distribute computers to families of students in grades 7 and 8, as well as students who were unable to pick up a computer during prior computer distribution events.

We will distribute one (1) computer per family of students in grades 7 and 8.

As additional computers are made available, we ultimately expect to provide each of our students with a computer, if they do not have a computer at home.

We will announce additional distribution dates for our high school students soon.

e-Connections Post

Update on Computer Distribution

This Friday and Saturday, Sac City Unified will distribute approximately 8,600 additional computers to our students. On April 3, Sac City Unified distributed approximately 3,500 computers to students.

Soon after our school closure began, Sac City Unified rush-ordered 20,000 laptops for our students but, like many other districts, we are still waiting for shipments of them to arrive. We will continue to distribute computers from our current inventory as we wait for shipments of new computers to arrive.

e-Connections Post

Sac City Unified Distance Learning FAQs and Updates on Computers

When we departed from school on March 13, we had no idea that our students wouldn’t be coming back to our classrooms for the rest of the school year. Like you, we are learning, we are adjusting, and we are grieving. But our mission – to support our students’ academic, social and emotional needs – pushes us on.