When 11 Idaho schools received a share of $3 million in state technology grants Monday, one school was conspicuously absent from the list.
Paul Elementary School began using iPads in kindergarten through fifth-grade classes in November, through a privately funded pilot program. But the rural school failed to make the cut — joining 69 other schools that did not receive grants.
On Tuesday, principal Colleen Johnson said she was disappointed with the news, but said she is weighing options for the school and its 465 students. “I’m determined to do something, because it would be a shame to move backwards.”
For more details, here’s a link to my story at Idaho Education News.