Changing a Rural Community’s Expectations Through 24/7 Learning

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dc.identifier.citation Digital Promise en_US
dc.description At Piedmont City School District, in rural northeast Alabama, technology is viewed as a tool for raising expectations in a town hit by poverty and hardship. This case study profiles the mPower Piedmont initiative, through which all students in grades 4-12 receive a laptop with home Internet access despite many ongoing challenges typical of rural districts like Piedmont: a limited and ever-changing budget, the area’s lack of broadband infrastructure, and a small staff. en_US
dc.description.abstract Part of a series of case studies produced by Digital Promise examining the work of members in our League of Innovative Schools. Click here for more info on the League. To stay up to date on future case studies, sign up for our email newsletter. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject rural education
dc.subject edtech
dc.title Changing a Rural Community’s Expectations Through 24/7 Learning en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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