Madison schools eye $10 million plan to get a digital device to every student

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The Madison Metropolitan School District would spend $10.1 million to put a digital device in the hands of every student — part of a proposed total of $31 million in technological spending over five years — under a proposal before the school board.

The overall technological plan also would provide computers and training for school district staff, develop digital learning spaces in the schools and upgrade servers, networks and software.

The one-to-one computing plan divides schools into four groups and stages training and distribution of the digital devices to students and staff from the 2014-15 school year through the 2018-19 school year.

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