Conn. commission OKs $22.6M for school tech

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The State Bond Commission has approved $22.6 million in borrowing to help local school districts across Connecticut purchase computers and other electronics.

The new technology is part of an effort to help students meet the requirements of the state’s new ‘‘common core’’ education standards. Also, new computer-based assessments will replace many of the state’s traditional paper-and-pencil tests for students.

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