LPS approves portable classrooms, considers $1.9M in Chromebooks

The Lincoln Public Schools Board of Education on Tuesday approved the construction of portable classrooms for several growing schools. 

The classrooms, which serve to help with overcrowding issues, will be installed at Kooser, West lincoln, and Wysong Elementary, as well as Goodrich Middle School and East High. 

The classrooms are projected to cost in total just over $675 thousand. 

The Board also heard a first reading on considerations to purchase new Chromebooks for over 6,300 students. 

The Chromebooks would be distributed to each student in the 2019-20 sixth and ninth grade classes. 

The devices, which are projected to cost nearly $1.9M, are used throughout students high school and middle school years. 

A final vote to approve the purchase is set for March 26. 

According to its website, the LPS Preliminary General Fund expenditure budget for the 2018-19 school year was $443,250,040.

 

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