Technology increasing too quickly for school infrastructure

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By Kathryn Jacewicz, Staff writer

BOLIVIA—As more technology becomes available to Brunswick County Schools, the closer the school system is to reaching its power limit.

During the Brunswick County Board of Education operations committee meeting Tuesday, Leonard Jenkins, technology director, said 75 to 80 percent of classrooms are equipped with 21st Century technology equipment—laptops, document cameras, LCD projectors and interactive writing tablets.

His goal is to have 100 percent of classrooms equipped with the latest technology, but a problem lies in the power source.

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