Northwest Arkansas School Districts Embrace Technology Without State Internet Resource
Posted: February 4, 2014 at 5 a.m.
Candice Reed quieted her energetic fifth-grade math class with five claps, then asked them: Who wants to go to multiplication.com? Everyone’s hand shot up.
The Digital Learning Act of 2013
6-16-1402: “It is the intent of the General Assembly to:
(1) Provide for the expansion of digital learning opportunities to all Arkansas public school students; and
(2) Remove any impediments to the expansion of digital learning opportunities.”
6-16-1406.a.2: “Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, all public school districts and public charter schools shall provide at least one digital learning course to their students as either a primary or supplementary method of instruction.”
Source: Act 1280
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