While much of the media discussion around COVID-19 has focused on shortcomings among school districts in their ability to make basic technology available to all students, in reality the majority of schools have made quantum leaps in advancing toward a technologically driven future.

“I started in March with plans to make the district one-to-one with devices for all students and I thought it would take several years, but here we are,” said Audrey Torres, chief strategy and innovation officer for the Galveston Independent School District.

Michael A. Smith: 409-683-5206; michael.smith@galvnews.com

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