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Area schools receive technology grants

CENTRAL TEXAS - Six area school districts received a combined $60,000 in grants from the Education Service Center Region 12 Technology Foundation to support technology programs.

Belton Pre-K Center received $9,980, Hillsboro Intermediate School received $9,918, Kopperl Elementary School and Alta Vista Elementary School received $10,000 each, Lorena Middle School received $9,743, and McGregor Elementary School received $9,820.

The grants will be used to buy new equipment, such as ENO White Boards, Chromebooks and iPads for classroom learning, according to a release from the ESC Region 12 Education Technology Foundation.

“I am excited to present grant awards to local school districts for the second consecutive year, which both advances and encourages the innovative use of technology in the classroom,” Advisory Board Chair Kevin Houchin said. “The Technology Foundation is a great example of how ESC Region 12 promotes collaboration between educators and the community to produce outcomes that benefit students throughout central Texas.” 
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