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NHCS accepts 300 devices from Salisbury nonprofit

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — New Hanover County Schools has accepted a donation of 300 tablets from a nonprofit with the mission to enhance early-childhood education for economically disadvantaged kids.

ApSeed, a Salisbury-based organization, is contributing 300 of their Seedling devices to the district. The tablets are preloaded with 17 educational apps and housed in special cases. The program aims to improve assessment outcomes for kids entering Kindergarten and is intended for students ages 0-4.

technology will provide a comprehensive and interactive learning experience for young students, helping them to develop their literacy and learning skills.

Johnson Pre-K center accepted the tablets on February 6.

“We are thrilled to be a part of this innovative program,” Superintendent Dr. Charles Foust said. “Our goal is to provide our students with the best education possible, and these devices will play a significant role in achieving that goal.”

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