IT costs force cuts at Va. school for those with special needs

06/30/2011 | Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)

The Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind is planning to reduce its fleet of computers by more than half to cut its technology-related costs. The school will move its remaining computers from classrooms to labs, where they can be shared by students and teachers. The cost of technology at the school, which amounts to $330,000 a year plus $40,000 for assistive devices and software, is higher than those at other education institutions because it is considered an agency rather than a school.

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