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June 19, 2018

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Florida's quote of the day

| 6/25/2014

"If we get this, it’ll be a leap forward."

-- Paul Soares, Duval County Public Schools' operations chief.

The Duval County School Board is exploring a plan to ask voters to approve $100 million to $150 million in general revenue bonds for technology over the next two years. The bonds would pay to put a laptop or computer — with high-speed Internet access — in every student’s hands, or at least one in every two students’ hands to share. The bond also might pay for building improvements and other capital projects.

Read more at the Florida Times-Union.

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