- Amplify this week announced the deployment of 21,215 of its tablets to North Carolina's Guilford County Schools.
- The deployment will put the devices in the hands of students and teachers in 24 middle schools starting with the 2013-14 school year, and is one of the largest to date in the K-12 sector.
- The agreement was funded largely with money from Race to the Top and will provide the district with tablets for four years.
From the article:
... “This is one of the largest 1-to-1 deployments, if not the single largest, to date in K-12 education,” said Amplify CEO Joel Klein. “At Amplify, we’re working to transform the way teachers teach and students learn. We aren’t recycling consumer goods for the classroom. We are a company that is 100-percent focused on education.” ...