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Apr 12, 12:00 AM

Some schools closing the book on laptops

Aside from Hundred High School, middle school classes in Hardy, McDowell, Nicholas and Calhoun counties all received laptops 10 years ago. But as the years passed, the laptops became obsolete and the wear and tear from being handled everyday by adolescents led to the school discontinuing their use. The current technology director at Hundred, Sean Snedden, says charging the computers became a problem, though they were "pretty indestructible."

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