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The Digital Divide: Robertson Co. to Decide on Electronic Devices in Schools-Meagan O'Halloran

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ROBERTSON CO.- It's the digital divide. Classrooms across the country are going digital and now Robertson County is thinking of doing the same thing. Next month the school board will make a final decision on whether or not to allow students to bring their own smart phones, ipads, tablets, and other electronic devices to class for learning purposes. School Director Mike Davis is on board with the idea and says if the new policy passes he'll work to make sure electronic devices are available to those who don't have one.

"I don't think we're 'keeping' up with the times I think we're trying to 'catch' up with the times here" said Davis Tuesday morning.

Some classrooms already use electronic devices from time to time. The new policy would allow students at all schools to do the same thing. Right now, the policy proposal made it through the second reading. It will go before the board for a final vote next month.

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