No digital devices yet for SCS students; still too many questions for the board

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 03, 2020 6:36 PM CT | Published: June 03, 2020 6:29 PM CT
<strong>Shelby County Schools Superintendent Joris Ray surprises Cummings K-8 School students with free laptops on Aug. 6, 2019, as a part of Comcast&rsquo;s Digital Inclusion Day in Memphis. Ray said the shutdown of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic amplified the need to invest in&nbsp;&ldquo;one-on-one&rdquo; technology for students.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Schools Superintendent Joris Ray surprises Cummings K-8 School students with free laptops on Aug. 6, 2019, as a part of Comcast’s Digital Inclusion Day in Memphis. Ray said the shutdown of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic amplified the need to invest in “one-on-one” technology for students. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

School board chairwoman Miska Clay-Bibbs said with so many questions about electronic devices for students, it's not yet time to vote on the purchase.

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Shelby County Schools Shelby County School Board Miska Clay Bibbs Billy Orgel Keith Williams Jeff Jones Collierville Schools Kevin Woods Jerica Phillips
Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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