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Foundation 153 helps purchase 90 devices for students

A gift from Foundation 153 has helped purchase 90 new computers for students in Homewood District 153. Beth White, technology director, said the funding helped her department purchase 60 iPads for students at Willow and Churchill Schools, and 30 laptops for students at Hart School. “It’s a super exciting thing for us,” she recently told school board members. “It’s going to allow teachers to have more time with technology and more time for students to use these great tools.” In addition, the estimated 100 special education students in the district’s three schools are now . . .

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