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Beverly Hills News – Laptops To Be Provided For All Beverly Hills K-8 Students

Posted Thursday, October 20 – 6:50 PM

By Laura Coleman

It may seem a bit extraordinary that in today’s technology-driven world, not all Beverly Hills students are able to get their hands on a digital device during the school day. To remedy this, on Tuesday, the Board of Education unanimously agreed to provide one-to-one digital devices to all K-8 students.

The decision came on the heels of a rather stunning discussion that highlighted an obvious communication challenge between district staff, board members, PTA concerns and principal directives. Specifically, El Rodeo has had the funding in place since before school began–nine weeks ago–to realize the goal of getting a laptop in the hands of each of its students thanks to its PTA. Similarly, for almost a month now, Beverly Vista has likewise had the funding in place to move forward with the same plan thanks to its generous PTA.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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