Mo. district learns from others' mistakes in adopting one-to-one programs

07/9/2013 | Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau)

As the Cape Girardeau School District in Missouri prepares to distribute 1,200 devices to high-school students in January, officials say they have done their homework, researching one-to-one initiatives in other districts. Ron Farrow, the district's new technology instruction specialist, said his goal was to learn from others' mistakes. Among the lessons he learned on a trip to Joplin, Mo., was that the district did not take into account the number of devices that would be lost or damaged, resulting in a financial loss.

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