Florida county's schools make big high tech investment

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Duval County schools are embarking on a three-year plan to invest $58 million in technology. Some schools now only have hot spots to access the internet, but that will change with every classroom in 160 schools having a dedicated source to connect.

"When you talk about a multi-prong approach, what our children and what our parents are demanding, I don't think you can get any better regarding this investment," said Duval County School Superintendent Nikolai Vitti.

All middle schools in the district will be getting interactive technology in the form of portable touch screen monitors that will give teachers and students more options in the classroom.

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