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Digital devices are key to a student's learning and success. Every Wake County student has a Chromebook, but district officials expect thousands to break over the course of the year.
Keely Arthur, WRAL 5 On Your Side reporter
Every Wake County Public School System student has a Chromebook, but district officials expect thousands to break over the course of the year.
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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.
Monica Laliberte, 5 On Your Side reporter
A nonprofit called Alley Oop Hoops is helping at-risk students get their hands on Chromebooks for remote learning.
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.
Lena Tillett, anchor/reporter, and Rick Armstrong, photojournalist
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.
Joe Fisher, WRAL reporter, & Kasey Cunningham, WRAL reporter
Classes in the Wake County Public School System started online more than three weeks ago, but thousands of students still lack the necessary technology.
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.