November 19-- The state of Georgia has approved a grant to improve technology in the Montgomery County school system.
School Superintendent Hugh Kight says the $395,509 dollars will put Montgomery County Elementary School on par with the county's middle and high school when it comes to technology.
He says the money will be used for classroom cameras,interactive boards and chrome books plus it will allow export of internet "hot spots" via the Eagle Express classroom bus to rural parts of the county. It will allow 25 students to do their homework on the bus in parts of the county which don't have internet access.
Montgomery County is one of nine rural systems in the state to receive a grant. Telfair County schools also got a grant for $524,610.