Elizabeth Forward schools recognized for high-tech efforts

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

A push to promote the fundamentals of STEM education has propelled the Elizabeth Forward School District, in Pa., to elite status among national technology and education organizations.

In only three years, the district has transformed spaces in the high school and middle school into high-tech learning centers, taken computer programming classes down to the elementary level, partnered with Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center to guide technology learning and become Pennsylvania's first school district to provide iPads to all 2,355 students, according to the district.

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