Iberville Students Get Apple Laptop Computers

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

extbooks won't be the only items students in the Iberville Parish School District will be receiving during the first few weeks of school this year.

School Superintendent Ed Cancienne told The Advocate more than 2,000 sixth- through 12th-graders are getting Apple Macbook Pro laptops.

Cancienne describes the laptop distribution as a "critical" stage of the district's "1+1 Initiative," which pairs students with portable computers for the district's technology-enriched curriculum.

The laptop initiative was introduced two years ago at the district's two math, science and art magnet academies, he said.

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