A Few Kids In Malibu Need Internet, More Need Computers, SMMUSD Scrambles To Supply Both

Written by on March 26, 2020

Students in Malibu … like those across California … are adjusting to school at home.

And in order to do that … kids need two things.

A computer.

And internet access.

Santa Monica Malibu school officials are asking parents if their kids have both.

For kids who do not have computers or internet hotspots to use … the district i splanning to supply both.

SMMUSD will distribute Chromebook computers … probably next Tuesday … according to the principal at Websetr Elementary School.

The school are asking all parents – even those who have computers for their kids – to fill out an equipment assessment survey.

It’s online at the school’s website … we have a link to it at the KBUU Newswire.


At Malibu Elementary  school ion Point Dume  … the principal needs to hear from families today  if they  believe you need a Chromebook computer or internet access via a HotSpot.  

The Malibu Elementary principal said in an email that currently there are 17 students who need Chromebook computers … and five who need HotSpots.  

That internet access may take some time to procure.

The current timetable is to install internet services at home for kids who do not have it … in mid April.

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