Laptops, hotspots provided to families

GEORGETOWN, Ill. (WAND) – Families with the Georgetown-Ridge Farm school district were provided with laptops and internet hotspots as part of an Illinois program. 

During school registration in August of 2021, Georgetown-Ridge Farm CUSD No. 4 gave out 101 laptops and internet hotspots. Funding for this came from a grant to the University of Illinois Community Data Clinic from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Regional Engagement for Adoption + Digital Equity (READY) program.