Four GLOW schools to get technology money – The Daily News Online


Four schools in the GLOW region will be receiving money for technology upgrades as part of a state-funded Smart Schools Bond Act.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that $94 million would be given to 131 school districts and five special education schools that submitted Smart Schools Investment Plans.

The big winner locally was Byron-Bergen Central School, which will be receiving a total of $708,514.

Of that, $640,744 will go to hi-tech security. The rest will be uses for connectivity.

Other schools receiving funds:

n Attica Central School, $3,797 for security.

n Medina, $235,256 for security.

n Pavilion, $45,100 for security.

The Smart Schools Bond Act was started in 2014, with plans to eventually fund $2 billion for technology in schools. Voters authorized the act.



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