K-12 Connect provides eligible households with free internet access. K-12 Connect is a program designed to provide internet service, at no cost, to eligible K-12 students in their homes for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Eligibility is based in part on the income eligibility guidelines for the free and reduced school lunch program. Please contact the DOE at (605) 773-3248 or k12connect@state.sd.us. Visit k12connect.sd.gov for details and eligibility guidelines. Enrollment closes Nov. 20, 2020. The program is a joint effort of the Governor’s Office, Bureau of Information and Telecommunications, and Department of Education.