Idaho's $3M pilot to support study of tech-related educational success

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

For the next two years, many educators in Idaho will spend time evaluating the utility of new devices, websites, and applications in their school districts, thanks to a $3 million technology pilot involving 11 schools across the state.

More than 80 schools applied for about $20 million in funding to participate in the Idaho State Department of Education (ISDE) project, but the limited schools that were chosen represent a cross-section of the state that will allow officials to accurately evaluate the success of future widespread technology deployments, said ISDE Director of Instructional Technology Alex MacDonald.

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