St. Paul School District Favors Dell Proposal for Tech Platform

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

St. Paul district leaders have picked Dell to design a key piece of their eight-year technology plan.

Dell will create an online portal where students, teachers and parents can access the district's digital tools -- from lessons to tests to data on student progress. The prominent computer technology company's proposal was the strongest, district officials told the school board while asking them to back a five-year contract next week.

At more than $4.2 million over five years, the proposal was also more expensive than other pitches.

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