Pilot Program Creates Wi-Fi Hub on School Buses

Kathy Rains, DCS technology director, is part of an 11 member committee that has created a digital plan that among other things eliminates textbooks and gives students 24/7 access to the classroom via the internet and now Wi-Fi on buses.

Brick and mortar schools are hurrying to keep up with the same technology used by online schools offering laptops, as demonstrated by this pilot program.

Cedar Ridge student Destin Ishman used his school-issued laptop to check his semester grades during a trial run with on board Wi-Fi, Destin and other students that have limited access to the internet at home feel that the on board Wi-Fi will help them be more productive.

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