Q: Who is eligible to receive a Sprint hotspot?
1Million Project is offered to high school students ages 13-years-old
and older who do not have high-speed internet access at home, which is
No home internet access at all
- Multiple students in the same household, working from a single computer
- Internet is available at home, but at a very low bandwidth (i.e.,
dial-up speeds) and is not adequate for completing homework assignments
Q: How can a student join the hotspot project?
can complete the required consent form and deliver to the front office or school library for the school's Library Instructional Technology Teacher
(LITT). The LITT will then create a new student account, provision the
hotspot, and deliver the device to the student to be stored and used at
Q: Can each high school student have his/her own hotspot for households with mutiple students?
A: Yes. High school students in the same home may each be assigned a hotspot to
individually benefit from a monthly high-speed data plan.
Q: What is available for Beaverton School District middle school students?
A: Beaverton School District is investigating an option for Middle School students. An alternative is discounted internet through programs such as Internet Essentials.
Q: Does the hotspot have an internet filter?
A: Yes. Sprint provides a free Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
compliant content filter with every hotspot. This filter blocks adult
content and malware via the hotspot. It also blocks the same content for
any computing device while on the Sprint network. The filter uses the
Symantec Rulespace engine which is industry best-in-class and has been
employed worldwide to over 700 million customers.
Q: Does the hotspot turn off after the monthly data plan is used?
A: No. The hotspot will continue to work at slower speeds (2G) after the student uses the 3GB of high-speed LTE data in a month.
Q: Does the student keep the hotspot over the summer?
The hotspot remains in the student's possession continuously until the
student graduates or completes four years of school at Beaverton School
Q: What happens to the hotspot if a student transfers schools?
a student transfers schools and remains in the Beaverton School
District, the hotspot will stay with them. If a student leaves the
school district, we'll ask that the hotspot be returned to the Library Instructional Technology Teacher (LITT) at
your school. If the device is not returned, the student's account may be
encumbered with a replacement fee (the current cost of a 1Million
Q: What happens if the hotspot is damaged or lost?
A: Students can purchase a 1Million Project hotspot through Beaverton School District - sold at a discount to project participants - to use the remaining time on their plan.
Q: What happens if the hotspot is stolen?
A: If supply exists, a stolen hotspot will be replaced only once, after a police report is made and presented to the school Library Instructional Technology Teacher (LITT). The LITT can help with reporting the theft by providing hotspot identifiers. Beaverton School District is provided a limited supply of devices each school year and a replacement device cannot be guaranteed. If a complimentary replacement hotspot is unavailable, students can purchase one through Beaverton School District - sold at a discount to 1Million Project participants.
Q: After graduation, does the student get to keep the hotspot?
A: Yes! Consider it a graduation gift. Students with hotspots who graduate from
Beaverton School District will get to take the hotspot with them.
Sprint intends to offer students their own discounted service plan upon
Q: Who do I contact for help with my hotspot?
|A. If you have any questions about your device or service, please call Sprint at (844) 309-1680.|