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‘Where We Went Wrong’ Atlanta Educators Reflect on ‘Failed’ Tech Implementation

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Five years into a massive transition to a personalized learning model, Educators at Fulton County School District in Georgia are scratching their heads wondering where they went wrong. Through a special-purpose local option sales tax , the district hoped to raise over $200 million to add 65,000 devices in schools by 2017. There was a catch, however: school leaders had to commit to implementing personalized learning models as a prerequisite to receiving free laptops and iPads.