Tennessee Schools Make Technology Push

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Tennessee is a long way from putting a laptop in the hands of every one of its nearly 1 million public school students, but it is embarking on a technology plan that might change the classroom as much as the Internet changed the workplace.

Officials want parents, who will ultimately foot the bill for millions of dollars in computers, infrastructure, ongoing Internet access and staff, to focus on the touted benefits of technology — personalized learning and immediate feedback.

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