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Community effort provides students with MiFi devices
There are laptops in the classrooms at Lakeside Middle School for students who forget to bring a device. Here, Presley Ross picks up one. - photo by Jennifer Sami
Students have long been beneficiaries of the Forsyth County school system’s approach to cutting edge technology in the classroom. But thanks to a new program, and the fundraising efforts of some 50 local businesses, more students will be able to have that same access at home. Though the majority of the some 40,500 students in the school district have Internet access at home, there are about 7,000 who don’t.