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"Bring Your Own Tech" Programs Charge Up Students

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May 29, 2012
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While some children are banned from using cell phones or iPads at school, there is a growing trend of schools embracing technology and developing Bring Your Own Device programs that encourage students to bring their wireless devices to school.


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