With the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Dorchester School District Two has implemented a new technology plan to provide instructional resources for students and teachers.
Plans are also underway for construction of a middle school in the Beech Hill area to alleviate overcrowding in district middle schools.
As district neared the start of a new replacement cycle for technology equipment this year, technology plans were developed to modernize the use of technology that included the following:
>Updated security cameras for schools.
>Individual electronic devices for all students to support learning in classrooms and at home.
>Interactive flat panels for classroom instruction.
Not only will this initiative benefit the instructional programs, but it will allow the district to convert school computer labs to much needed classrooms in all schools, according to a statement provided to the Journal Scene on Friday.
Conversion of these standalone computer labs is a cost effective