Siobhan Moody has three kids in the Burlington City school system. Two of them are high school students who’ve spent the first two weeks of the school year learning on their smartphones.
“It’s been crazy, kind of hard to learn for school,” said Moody.
“And some stuff you can’t do on the phone,” added her daughter, freshman Yanaiah Jones.
That struggle ends Wednesday night. The district handed out another several dozen laptops to students who still didn’t have the school device.
“Our laptops have been slow to come in. As soon as they come in we’re rolling them back out,” said Superintendent John Russell with the City of