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Monroe schools approve $500K for connectivity

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MONROE, La. (AP) - The Monroe City School Board has approved a $500,000 expenditure to have Nexus Systems provide wireless access to six schools.

Schools targeted for wireless access include J.S. Clark Magnet, Lexington, Sallie Humble, Robert E. Lee Junior, Neville High and Wossman High.

Superintendent Brent Vidrine says work should begin immediately with completion within 120 days. 

The school board also approved a $20,160 purchase of computer software for a virtual learning program that will be housed at Sherrouse School.

The virtual learning program is an educational opportunity that provides high school students access to standards-based courses delivered by certified instructors by online programs.

 

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