Digital Devices

Phase One: Teachers and Administrators 

 
In October 2012, the Clinton Public School District entered into a four-year lease purchase agreement with Apple, Inc. to provide a MacBook Pro laptop to every classroom teacher and school administrator in the Clinton schools. The MacBook Pro was selected by the CPSD Technology Planning Committee after an extensive review of instructional and technical needs of the classroom. Teachers and administrators were included in the decision-making process. All equipment was selected from the Mississippi Express Products List, a multi-vendor list of proposals competitively selected by MS Information Technology Services (ITS) which meet all requirements of Mississippi law for legal procurement of technology products. The technical specifications for these computers are as follows: 

 

13" MacBook Pro  

2.5GHz

4GB

500GB

SuperDrive

MacBook Pro
 
 

Phase Two: Students 

In April 2013, the Clinton Public School District entered into a four-year lease purchase agreement with Apple, Inc. to provide digital devices to every student in the Clinton schools, beginning in the 2013-14 school year. All equipment was selected by the planning committee through an open bid process.

 

Grades K-2

Every core classroom will be issued a mobile cart of iPad mini devices, which will be used during school hours for instructional purposes. During extracurricular classes (art, music, ACCENT, etc.) students may be allowed to use the iPad mini assigned to them from their homeroom teacher. The technical specifications for these devices are listed below:
 

16 GB with Wi-Fi

Black and Slate

AppleCare+

ipad mini  
 

Grades 3-5

Every core classroom will be issued a mobile cart of iPads with Retina display, which will be used during school hours for instructional purposes. During extracurricular classes (art, music, ACCENT, etc.) students may be allowed to use the iPad assigned to them from their homeroom teacher. The technical specifications for these devices are listed below:  

16 GB with Wi-Fi

Black

AppleCare+

 
iPad   
 
Grades 6-12
Every student will be issued a MacBook Air laptop, which will be used during school hours for instructional purposes. In grades 7-12, students will be allowed to take their MacBook Air laptops home. Sixth grade will be a transition year and students will be able to take their laptops home based on instruction, for selected assignments and projects.  The technical specifications for these devices are listed below:

 

13" MacBook Air 

1.7GHz i5 

4GB 64GB Flash storage

 
Apple Care Protection Plan  
 
 
Macbook air  

 
Every student in grades 6-12 will also be issued a Brenthaven backpack, which were specifically designed for Clinton’s Digital Learning Initiative.
 

 

backpack