DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas ISD physical education teacher is going the extra mile to make sure his students are taken care of as they adjust to at-home learning.

At Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School, Coach Robley Cash is taking on a new role.

“This is a tough situation for everyone, especially a lot of our students” he said. ​”We have a big refugee population in this neighborhood, Vickery Meadows, so that brings different challenges.”​

When it was announced his students would need to come to school to check out laptops and hotspots for online ​assignments, he knew a lot of them would have no way of making the trip.

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Their families don’t have access to cars. ​

“We knew we had to do what it took to get our students what they needed to do the work,” he said.

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Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School PE Coach Robley Cash (Erin Jones – CBS 11).


Coach Cash made it his mission to personally deliver dozens of laptops to students in need, dropping them off at their doorsteps. ​

“They just had big smiles and were so happy to see me,” he said.

“I feel really happy and grateful because before he told us I was really stressing because I didn’t know how we were going to handle this,” ​Jack Lowe Sr. 5th Grader Mariana Martinez said.

Coach Cash walked her through how to complete at-home activities and online assignments. ​

“It’s basically amazing because not a lot of teachers​ would do that,” Martinez said. “It was really nice of him to help us with what’s happening.”​

“They’re our world ,you know,” Cash said. “Educators don’t always feel compensated money-wise, but the love you get from these kids ​fills your heart. It makes you excited for what you’re doing, just making a difference in their lives.” ​

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