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Smart Schools Investment Plan


Enhancing, Teaching, and Learning
NYS Smart School Investment Plan 

The Smart Schools Bond Act was passed in the 2014 - 2015 Enacted Budget and approved by New York voters in a statewide referendum held during the 2014 General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. 

The Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved educational technology and infrastructure to enhance learning and opportunities for students throughout New York State. The SSBA requires that a Review Board review and approve districts’ Smart Schools Investment Plans before any funds may be made available for the program.

The allocation for Longwood is $7,772,337, and the District is implementing the Smart Schools Investment Plan in multiple phases.  The first two phases include the following:  

Phase 1:  Install network infrastructure and wireless internet connectivity districtwide.  Phase 1 was submitted to the Smart Schools Review Board in June 2016 and was approved in July 2017.

Phase 2: Acquire learning technology equipment, including chromebooks, tablets, laptops, and desktops to support classroom technology. Phase 2 was submitted for review to the Smart Schools Review Board in the summer of 2017, and we currently await their authorization to move forward.

   


The plan is available by clicking on the links below.  


LCSD
Phase I Wireless Infrastructure


LCSD Phase II Classroom Technology 

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