Florida district hands out Macbooks and iPads

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The Flagler County School Board has approved a transformative investment in the success and future of Flagler County students and staff. As part of the continuing commitment to the community, who approved the recent half-penny sales tax renewal, beginning this school year every Flagler County student in grades 5 through 12 will be issued a MacBook or iPad for 24/7 access to engaging and interactive technology and digital curriculum resources.

Students in grades K-4 will also have ubiquitous access to the same technology and resources in their classrooms, via shared devices.

The Florida Department of Education has mandated that every public school district shift to digital instructional materials and transition to online assessment by 2015.

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