Well-performing schools lag in technology

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

While students at Marshall Elementary and George Moscone Elementary schools have scored well in state standardized tests, doing so has helped put them behind in acquiring technology.

Better test scores meant they lost out on the $45 million, three-year federal School Improvement Grants that added computers, iPads and laptops at the Mission District’s struggling schools.

But being tech deficient has not been a problem – until now. Starting in the fall of 2015, all students will take the national standardized tests, known as the Common Core, on a computer.

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