The Meridian Public College District has lately acquired laptop gadgets to assist college students throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tim Boutwell, director of expertise, instructed the college board Monday that the district acquired 2,486 Chromebooks, 931 Apple iPads and 396 trainer laptops.
Boutwell stated the acquisition was made doable with funding from the Coronavirus Assist, Reduction, and Financial Safety Act (CARES Act) and the Fairness in Distance Studying Act.
The funds additionally allowed the district to buy Canvas for center and highschool college students to make use of. Elementary college students will nonetheless use Google Classroom, Boutwell stated.
The district will begin delivering the gadgets within the upcoming days, he stated.
After the Thanksgiving vacation, the whole district will transfer to a web based studying mannequin till the brand new yr.