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BOE videos: District announces major technology initiatives and renames Wichita Virtual School to Education Imagine Academy

June 15, 2020 Board of Education Meeting recap


At the June 15 BOE meeting, the district’s Chief Information Officer, Rob Dickson, provided an overview of technology initiatives designed to address digital equity and accessibility including plans for all middle and high school students to receive HP 440 Probooks that will have internet connectivity built-in. The current technology used by secondary students would then be shifted to elementary students. The Board also approved the renaming of the Wichita Virtual School to Education Imagine Academy. Learn more about the academy at usd259.org/eiacademy.

Watch a replay of the presentation here.

 

The Board of Education also authorized the funds to purchase $24,000,000 in technology for students and staff.

Click here to watch chief financial officer Susan Willis' presentation to the board.