Louisiana's school technology footprint steadily improving

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Some of the state’s larger parishes, including Lafayette, Caddo, Rapides, Ouachita and Orleans, are lagging in providing the amount of computers and network connectivity needed in classrooms to meet minimum state standards for providing services and administering mandatory online testing in 2015.

But Superintendent of Education John White said in a teleconference Thursday that he believes, judging from improvements made in the past year, schools will be ready before then. “Over 12 months, school districts have increased seven-fold.”

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