School districts in Kewaunee and Door counties face a balancing act when it comes to school computer systems. The technology must meet student and staff needs and stay within budget. The fact that computer technology keeps changing after a system is purchased and installed adds to that challenge. Nathan Drager, co-owner of Quantum PC in Sturgeon Bay, says many school districts are meeting their needs while also reducing the initial costs.
One-to-one access is important for school systems, teachers and students. Algoma Schools Superintendent Nick Cochart says his district looks for a computer system with built-in flexibility and adaptability. He says that's where the students play a role.
To help with one-to-one access, keep up with changing technology and stay cost-effective, many school districts have replaced students laptop computers with Chromebooks.