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School Board votes to give elementary schools new laptops

The Williamsburg-James City County School Board approved the purchase of new laptops for elementary school students and parts of the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan at its Tuesday work session.

The board approved the purchase of 2,105 new laptops for elementary student use at the cost of $749,928, which includes extended Lenovo warranty and services. These funds were allocated in the 2019 technology budget, but the School Board is required to approve any purchase more than $100,000.

Board chair Kyra Cook, Williamsburg, said the laptops would be for in-school use and not part of the one-to-one program.

The board also approved of the themes and goals in the 2018-2023 Strategic...