AT&T announces $10 million fund, unlimited internet data

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(WEHT) — AT&T has created a $10 million Distance Learning and Family Connections Fund that launched Frrday.

The fund is designed to give parents, students and teachers tools they need for at-home learning. and The fund also will provide resources to maintain meaningful connections and bonding opportunities for those isolated from family and friends.

The first $1 million went to Khan Academy, which offers educational practice exercises, instructional videos and a personalized learning dashboard that empowers students to study at home. Khan Academy also offers free tools for teachers and parents to help them track student progress.

AT&T also announced all consumer home internet wireline customers, as well as Fixed Wireless Internet, can use unlimited internet data. 

AT&T is also continuing to offer internet access for qualifying limited income households at $10 per month through its Access from AT&T program, which has expanded eligibility to include households participating in the National School Lunch Program and Head Start. New Access from AT&T customers can get two months of free service.

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