Indiana board votes down phase two of digital curriculum

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Children in elementary school during the 2013-2014 school year will not receive individual iPads. The Huntington County Community School Board of Trustees voted 5-2 on Wednesday, May 30, to shut down phase two of the digital curriculum, which would have given iPads to elementary school students.

Holly Thompson, District 4, and Tom King, District 5, were the two "yes" votes, with the rest of the school board voting against the recommendation presented by Assistant Superintendent Chuck Grable.

Grable proposed a one-year lease of iPads to distribute to students in third, fourth and fifth grades across the corporation, at a cost of $334,533.20.

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