Ill. district to use Chromebooks for transition to online tests

06/23/2013 | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

An Illinois school district recruited students at a local middle school, as well as a staff committee, to study the pros and cons of Mac OS laptops, Windows laptops, Windows convertible devices, iPads and Chromebooks made by Acer, Lenovo and Samsung before deciding which devices to purchase for students. To prepare for new online exams, the district has decided to lease 2,400 Acer Chromebooks, for $277.15 each, and will pay for the devices over three years.

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Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

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