I know this topic has come up a lot, but things move quickly in the tech world and Winooski needs to refresh this thread.  

We’ve been using the CTL NL6 ChromeBook in grades 5 - 10 and and really like it.  Well, ok, we *mostly* like it.  The specs and speed are great, it’s really easy to repair, parts are reasonably priced and the machine itself is a great buy.  The screens aren’t great (and are pretty fragile), and the keyboard is meh, but did I mention it’s speedy?

The NL6 is no longer available, being replaced with the NL6 1.  Aaaaaaannnd now the rub: the new model requires a different charger, replacement screen, and other parts.  So, if we’re going to support 2 different sets of items for repair/inventory, we’d rather broaden our search to include other makes, especially one(s) with a better screen (with an option for a  bigger screen for teachers).

Not interested in touch screen.  Durability, better screen,  a quad core processor - these we want.



Drew Blanchard
Technology Integration Specialist
Google Apps Certified
Winooski City Schools
60 Normand St
Winooski, VT 05404

vm: (802) 383 - 6073

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