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Wrangell high school students will learn with laptops

WRANGELL, ALASKA Through a grant from the Association of Alaska School Boards' Consortium for Digital Learning, Wrangell will join nine other school districts throughout the state in getting laptops in their schools for the first time. The consortium aims at bringing digital learning into Alaska schools. The concept is known as the one-to-one program – one laptop for one student.
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