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New concerns about Placid schools

January 23, 2012
By Patti Gallagher

In September of this year, I questioned the purchase of the five Sony Bravia LCD Digital Color TV monitors. The $10,000 cost seemed disproportionate to the academic benefit to the students. At that time, I sent letters to the school board members, met with (Superintendent) Dr. (Randy) Richards and had asked for any documentation as to how these purchases would benefit any educational programs. I never received any documentation. I then listened through three technology presentations, and for me, the use of the monitors was never defined.



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