S.C. education leaders want $30M for schools to go wireless

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The S.C. Education Oversight Committee has a big request of state lawmakers this year—spend $30 million on technology to help all public school buildings across the state go wireless.

As online tools have increasingly become part of the classroom, committee members now want students to take the technology out of the classroom, to be mobile around the school.

The Beaufort County School District is a step ahead, superintendent Jeffrey Moss said. All district schools already have wireless capability, but he added that additional money would help expand technology offerings for students.

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