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USD 355 making plans for iPad rollout

ELLINWOOD — Ellinwood School District USD 355 will begin implementing its iPad student initiative with a partial rollout for the last quarter of the school year for 5th and 12th graders and a full roll-out from k-12 this fall.
“We’ll use the pilot to collect data for a full deployment next fall,” said Ben Jacobs, superintendent of USD 355. The information learned will be used to “create policies and procedures for next fall.”
The fifth graders will not be taking their iPad’s home while the 12th graders will.
“The goal is to engage students in higher cognitive learning,” said ...


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