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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">The new Saddle Ridge Elem down the road
      in Rock Spring did that. I heard they were giving 4th graders and
      above iPads to take home/school with them, the 3rd grade and below
      also have them but they turn them back in after class. :
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      On 09/14/2013 06:41 PM, Chad Smith wrote:<br>
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      <div dir="ltr">For those of us not in "Gig City" I can tell you
        that school can function just fine are far far far far less than
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        <div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 4:10 PM, James
          Nylen <span dir="ltr"><<a moz-do-not-send="true"
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            <div dir="ltr">The article says "300 milligrams of wireless
              Internet access."
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              <div>This is never going to work.  I'm not sure about the
                nicer schools like Normal Park, but most Hamilton County
                schools can't take advantage of existing technological
                resources, much less double or triple their investments.
                 My wife had a fancy Promethean board for the 2012-2013
                school year which never actually worked correctly.  Also
                I did all of her equipment setup and reorganization,
                because there was no one else available to do it.</div>
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                  <div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 10:23
                    AM, Taylor McDonald <span dir="ltr"><<a
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                      <div dir="ltr">why is it that the schools are only
                        getting 300 mps service?  I thought that this
                        was the gig city.  
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                            <div class="gmail_quote">On Fri, Sep 13,
                              2013 at 11:54 PM, Rod <span dir="ltr"><<a
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                                it @the moment but I read a recent
                                article critical of iPads in school.<br>
                                Expensive distraction seemed to be the
                                one the problems. To many other media on
                                them to distract the kid from studying.
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                                    On Fri, 13 Sep 2013 23:29:26 -0400,
                                    Ed King <<a
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                                      Some local private schools  have
                                      been doing it for 2 years...<br>
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                                      Would be interesting to hear them
                                      talk about the implementation,
                                      challenges, etc<br>
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                                      On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 8:26 PM EDT
                                      Stephen Haywood wrote:<br>
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                                        This looks cool but I don't
                                        think they are ready for the
                                        security or management nightmare
                                        that this is going to be.<br>
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                                        Stephen Haywood<br>
                                        Owner, ASG Consulting<br>
                                        CISSP, GSEC, OSCP<br>
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