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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – In the fall of 2013, all Cape Fear Academy students in third through 12th grades will have access to laptops while in class, according to an email sent from a school spokesperson.
The move is part of the school’s 1:1 laptop program, and it’s meant to help engage students in the learning process.
Students in middle and upper school will have the choice of bringing their own laptops or using one that belongs to the school.
Those who opt to use the school’s will be able to take it home at the end of the day, and accidental protection coverage will be offered at $50 a year for students using a school laptop.
Every classroom in third through fifth grades will come with a set of laptops for students to use, but they will remain on campus and not go home with students.
Other than the optional insurance, the laptops will not add any additional costs to parents.
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