FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Eighteen Frederick County schools will have wireless Internet access installed for the next school year.
It’s part of a program that is eventually intended to allow students to bring their own mobile devices.READ MORE: Joppa Man Charged After Gun Found In Carry-On At BWI Security Checkpoint
Three schools are currently taking part in the Bring Your Own Device pilot program. Administrators will assess the program throughout this year.READ MORE: Two Early Morning Shootings Reported In Baltimore Monday
The program would allow system to move forward with technology at a lower cost than replacing its computers — most of which are 5 or older.
Wireless setup at current and future schools could cost about $1.5 million to $2 million, school officials tell The News-Post of Frederick.MORE NEWS: Police Shoot, Kill Man Holding Woman At Knife Point In East Baltimore
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