Affordable Connectivity Program offers lower internet costs for families
Affordable Connectivity Program offers lower internet costs for families
Updated on 09/16/2022
A new program from the Federal Communications Commission is offering low-cost internet for students and families throughout the country. Since PPS takes part in the Community Eligibility Provision, all PPS families qualify for this program. 
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UPDATE: Virginia Department of Social Services Statement on Summer 2022 P-EBT
UPDATE: Virginia Department of Social Services Statement on Summer 2022 P-EBT
Updated on 09/15/2022
The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) has recently made us aware that many households did not receive summer P-EBT benefits due to a card processing error. 
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PPS earns EVERFI Empowered Seal
PPS earns EVERFI Empowered Seal
Updated on 09/12/2022
Portsmouth Public Schools has been awarded EVERFI’s Empowered Seal, a designation only granted to the top 10 percent of K-12 public school divisions in the United States and Canada that demonstrate an exemplary commitment to whole-child education utilizing digital programs. 
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