We are looking to deploy to any students in need K-6, if necessary.  My
kindergarteners have at least logged in a few times, but will need help
navigating, along with my 1st graders.  I am not comfortable sending iPads
home, so we will try Chromebooks and see where that gets us. We are running
into difficulty with a lack of Internet in some of the most rural areas.
There is a local ISP who is not offering free service and no cell
coverage.  I don't see a way for us to provide devices and service to
everyone so that we can go completely digital, but my school hasn't learned
what our long-term plan is yet.

Out of curiosity, how are you holding families accountable if you have
never sent devices home?  We have no insurance on our devices, as they have
only been in-school devices.  Is everyone else just holding their breath
and crossing fingers?

Edith Fogarty, M.Ed
Technology Integration Facilitator
Bradford Elementary School
143 Fairground Rd
Bradford, VT 05033
802.222.4077 x233
802.222.5196 fax

On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 11:13 AM Michael Carper <
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> MAUSD is providing one to any student who does not have a home device
> available.  This includes all grades K-12.
> Mike
> On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 11:10 AM Wendy Bruso <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> We have offered them to anyone who wants one in grade 3-12
>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 11:09 AM Leslie, Ben <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> 6-12 has 1:1 Chromebooks that they brought home
>>> 5th grade said they have home devices they could use
>>> 4th grade disassembled classroom/grade level carts to bring home
>>> we had a few 2nd graders take them home
>>> My guess is over the next few days/weeks we'll be sending more home to
>>> students as they/their parents request them
>>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 11:05 AM Peter Drescher <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hey..
>>>> We have been "holding the line" on Chromebook deployment for K-2
>>>> grades.. in other words devices not being sent home for them yet.  But, now
>>>> with our new "landscape"...hmmmm....
>>>> What have you all been doing?  What grade levels are you sending
>>>> devices home?
>>>> What stipulations if any?
>>>> Peter
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