In New Jersey school, special needs students are on a tech track

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

In a Wayne Valley High School classroom, six pairs of hands unboxed, labeled and configured laptops to be used in classrooms throughout the school.

"We're going to Ctrl + D again," Suzanne Fioravanti, the Wayne school district's systems network administrator, told one of the students, trying to fix an error that came up while signing on to a computer. "It's going to take 15 minutes to redo."

Mounir Chidiak moved on to another computer, but kept that one by his side, worried that "If I just leave it, it's going to run out of battery," he said.

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