Wake County giving students protective cases for laptops, phasing out older devices
Parents of Wake County School's 160,000 students should expect changes this year with their computers, starting with efforts to help protect the devices.
Nonprofit starts Chromebook donation drive to help at-risk youth
Last August, before Wake County schools began virtual learning, many students missed out on laptop distribution. The school system was ready to supply loaner devices for every student who signed up.
About 75% of requested laptops issued to students in Wake County
Classes in the Wake County Public School System started online more than three weeks ago, but thousands of students are still waiting on technology to streamline virtual learning.
Wake school device distribution resumes, but students still lack technology
Classes in the Wake County Public School System started online more than three weeks ago, but thousands of students still lack the necessary technology.
Wake County officials say they hope to finish laptop, hotspot distribution by Friday
The Wake County School System says it hopes all students will have access to devices ahead of the start of classes on Monday. Friday ended the 2 week orientation period in Wake County, where students were not required to have access to a device to start orientation. If students didn't have access, it was OK.
Two weeks into school, many students still haven't received Chromebooks from Wake County
Wake County Board of Education members said Friday that, as the first two weeks of orientation comes to a close, students are still waiting for devices.