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People have argued that somedevices should find no home inpublic schools. I would argue thatall devices might find their placein public schools because ourchoice of tools should reflect thewide diversity of people and needsin society.—Miguel Guhlin, CIO Advisor
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People have argued that some devices should find no home in public schools. I would argue that all devices might find their place in public schools because our choice of tools should reflect the wide diversity of people and needs in society.
—Miguel Guhlin, CIO Advisor

You can put new devices in the hands of kids, but without some adjustments by the instructors, they are little more than expensive eReaders.
—Carl Hooker, CIO Advisor

As educators it is indeed our job to keep students safe in the environments in which they participate, But as Facebook celebrates its 10th anniversary, aren’t we ready to move beyond the most basic of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?
—Lisa Nielsen

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