District struggles to engage parents using technology

01/9/2011 | Republican-American (Waterbury, Conn.)

A Connecticut school district is working to provide every high-school student with an e-mail account and is considering purchasing iPad. Meanwhile, officials say they are struggling to engage parents using technology. An online Parent Portal with students' grades and other data has failed to gain much traction, with only about half of high-school families logging on. Participation is even lower at the elementary-school level.

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Republican-American (Waterbury, Conn.)

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