Austin ISD board discusses district technology use

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

How to best use available funds to provide technology access in Austin ISD facilities was the focus of a board dialogue Nov. 4.

AISD has about 43,000 devices including laptops and tablets, AISD Chief Performance Officer Bill Caritj told trustees. About 83 percent of the 2013 bond money for technology upgrades is allocated to campuses, but actual work using bonds from that election is on hold because the 2013 bond is still the subject of litigation by the Travis County Taxpayers Union, he said. In the meantime, AISD is looking at its options.

Access is one consideration, he said.

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