Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES News Article

Every student needs home internet access

Student with parent at home using laptop

If you can’t afford the dependable broadband service your student needs for success at school - The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) may be able to help.

The ACP is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) benefits program. If your family qualifies, you can get a discount of up to $30 a month toward internet service. You may also receive up to $100 to buy a new laptop, computer or tablet.

 Are You Eligible for the ACP?
  • If your student participates in the Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs, your family qualifies.
  • Households with income at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines OR with at least one member participating in SNAP,
  • Medicaid, WIC, SSI, Lifeline, or Federal Housing Assistance may also be eligible.
  • Visit or call 1-877-384-2575 for details on benefits and eligibility.
Two Easy Steps to Enroll:
  1. Apply at 
  2. Find a participating internet provider at, select a plan and have the discount applied.

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