Photo: Miami-Dade County Public Schools"I believe we will not only be first in Florida but also first in the country with a full digital convergence platform." Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho
A digital education for Florida schools
Florida set an ambitious goal of providing one computer device for each public school student. It’s getting an education. Some of the challenges facing school districts: a lack of technology infrastructure; high expenses; deadlines that are out of reach; and uncertainty about which devices to buy. Florida’s largest school district, Miami, spent $77 million to build the largest wireless school network in the country, covering 400 schools, and dropped another $38 million to put digital projectors and interactive boards in 9,500 classrooms.
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