Free tablets for all at Utah ‘Smart Schools’

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

A tablet for each student, swift Wi-Fi and more classroom computers are headed to five selected Utah schools this fall—innovation that may help the state cope with growing class sizes.

Myton Elementary, Helper Junior High and Rocky Mountain Middle School in Heber City, plus charter schools Freedom Preparatory Academy in Provo and the new Utah Career Path High School in Kaysville, were approved Wednesday as Utah’s newest "smart schools."

They’ll share more than $2 million in funding to boost the use of technology in their classrooms.

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