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Driving change with Rolling Study Halls

Editor’s note: We’re sharing the stories of bus drivers from Talladega County, Alabama who participate in Rolling Study Halls. This program powers their buses—along with others across the U.S.—with Wi-Fi, devices and onboard educators to help thousands of students reclaim 1.5 million learning hours. As part of our Grow with Google initiative to help provide more Americans with access to the tools and skills they need, we expanded the program across the country in 2018. In the past academic year,...
Tags: Google, Education, Tennessee, Kim, South Carolina, Stuart, Wi Fi, Talladega County, Talladega County Alabama, Grow With Google, Lexington County School District One, Rolling Study Halls, Suzanne Lacey, Kim Gaither, Munford Elementary and High School, Michelle Head


Driving change with Rolling Study Halls

Editor’s note: It’s National School Bus Safety Week and we’re celebrating by telling the story of two incredible bus drivers from Talladega County, Alabama who participate in Rolling Study Halls. This program powers their buses—along with others across the U.S.—with Wi-Fi, devices and onboard educators to help thousands of students reclaim 1.5 million learning hours. As part of our Grow with Google initiative to help provide more Americans with access to the tools and skills they need, we expand...
Tags: Google, Education, Kim, Wi Fi, Talladega County, Talladega County Alabama, Grow With Google, Rolling Study Halls, National School Bus Safety Week, Suzanne Lacey, Alabama State Department of Education, Kim Gaither, Munford Elementary and High School, Michelle Head, Stemley Road Elementary, Drew Middle School


Rolling Study Halls: turning bus time into learning time

I grew up as an “Army Brat,” a name for kids with a parent in the military who are often on the move. As my mom sums it up, my family spent 18 years on the road in over a dozen cities, 20 different houses, three elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools—with one tropical fish and one surprise visit from a python in Monterey, CA. Throughout all these travels—meeting people from all different backgrounds, faiths and ethnicities—the highlight was always the excitement of going to a n...
Tags: Google, Education, Colorado, America, Army, Alvin, Charleston, Wi Fi, St Stephen, Monterey CA, Caldwell County, Education Foundation, Causes & Community, Grow With Google, Rolling Study Halls, Lilyn Hester


Google is Equipping More Rural School Buses With Wi-Fi and Chromebooks

Google on Monday said it was formally expanding its Rolling Study Halls program, or school buses equipped with WiFi, computers and on-bus educators to help rural students with work beyond school hours. From a report: Google today announced an expansion of its Rolling Study Halls initiative to over 16 additional school districts, giving "thousands" of students access to Wi-Fi and Chromebooks on their buses. Google has piloted the program in North Carolina and South Carolina over the last couple y...
Tags: Google, Tech, North Carolina, South Carolina, Rolling Study Halls