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School Board to Approve Laptop Program Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Samantha Smith

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The Knoxville School Board is set to approve implementation of the one-to-one laptop program during a meeting this evening. The administration team will recommend approval of the Apple Education laptop program for the upcoming school year. If approved, teacher and administrator computers will be distributed this April and professional development provided by Apple will be scheduled for June 2nd and 3rd followed by additional training days in the fall. Students in grades 6-12 will then receive their computers on December 1st.

The meeting will take place at 5:30pm in the board of education meeting room of that administration office.