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Humboldt Schools-Going Digital

KSAL StaffMay 27, 2013
Humboldt Schools-Going Digital

A small school district in southeast Kansas is shelving traditional textbooks and paper tests as it goes all-digital beginning this fall.

The Iola Register reports the USD 258 district in Humboldt will issue laptop computers, available for after-school take-home, to students in grades four through 12. In kindergarten through third-grade classrooms, pupils will be given iPads to use each day.

K.B. Criss is the superintendent of the district, which has about 550 students. Criss told the newspaper he became convinced of what he calls the “phenomenal advantages of digital education” after visiting a classroom in Illinois earlier this year.

For example, Criss said a teacher noticed that students taking a test on their laptops had problems with a question. He says the teacher was able to immediately reteach the information

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