Student Home Internet - Opportunity
Digital equity and access have become challenging issues as schools provide more of their students with mobile devices to take home. On average, 20% of Wisconsin households do not have reliable high-speed access to the internet. The Internet Discount Finder, created by the Wisconsin Public Services Commission, can help low-income households find discounted internet service. In some cases, discounts are as deep as 80% from standard retail pricing.
Bus Transportation Services
Beginning the 2019-20 school year, the District is contracting with a new transportation provider, Dairyland Buses Inc. This is a critical service to our schools and families and we are fully committed to a successful transition. To date, the service has not reached the level of quality service we expected or that we were promised. On behalf of the district and Dairyland we apologize for the inconveniences the transition has caused students and their families. We are working closely with Dairyland, Transfinder (routing software) and Infinite Campus to improve service to our students and communication with our parents. We continue to have a standing meeting daily to discuss progress, continued concerns, and resolutions moving forward.
If you have not done so already and you are interested in providing feedback regarding the transportation services, please consider completing the survey, linked below by Wednesday September 25. The intent of this survey is to gather feedback around services provided by Dairyland over the last week. We are requesting contact information in order to follow up with you should the need arise. If you have more than one child in attendance, feel free to fill out the survey more than once. 2019 MNS Transportation Feedback Survey. We will ask for your feedback again to track progress.