The Gloucester County School Board heard an update Tuesday on the school division’s “GCPS Learns Anywhere” remote learning framework that will be in place this fall.
This was the first in-person meeting the board has held since April. Six members attended the meeting in the T.C. Walker Education Center auditorium and a seventh attended virtually via Zoom.
The update included information on what assistance will be provided for families that need either electronic devices or better internet connectivity for remote learning.
The school board received over $600,000 in CARES Act funding, much of which will be dedicated to supporting online learning. At the board’s request, county supervisors contributed another $520,618 of its CARES Act funding to support the division’s technology needs (see related story).
The money will be used to supply Samsung Galaxy tablets for over 1,100 students in pre-kindergarten through second grades. It will also provide up to 650 Mi-Fi hot-spot devi...
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