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Nashville, Tennessee-area schools embrace iPads

posted Jun 23, 2011, 10:37 AM by Eric Lai   [ updated Jun 23, 2011, 10:53 AM ]
Columbia Academy rolling out 500 iPads in 1:1 program for 7-12 graders

See press release:

Thanks Columbia IT director, Eric Karkau!

Also, according to Nashville public radio,

other schools adding iPads incl. Nashville Christian School, St. Paul Christian Academy and Currey Ingram Academy (latter two with smaller iPad deployments)

More on Nashville Christian School - 563 students, doing a 1:1 program (so 563 iPads?)

Tennesseean article also mentions Julia Green Elementary, Martin Luther King Academic Magnet and Cumberland University

"At Julia Green Elementary and MLK, the parent-teacher organizations helped pay for the iPads, which run about $500 apiece. At Nashville Christian, students will help the school fund the program by paying yearly technology fees, $300 for students in grades 5-12 and $150 for grades K-4."

Also, new article in Fast Company about previously-listed Webb School's 1:1 program for 4-12 graders: