BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Dell Technologies donated 1,000 Chromebook laptops to the Pratt Library for Baltimore students, the library system, Wednesday.
Kindergarten to 12th grade students participating in digital training with a library system will be given their own Chromebook upon completion of the training.
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Students in the digital training program will learn how to use the device and access library services including free online tutoring. The library system said the training will be held at several Pratt Library locations and outside the library in partnership with local organisations.
The donation was made through a partnership with Baltimore Digital Equity Coalitionan organization that is working to bridge the digital divide in the City of Baltimore.
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“Technology is critical to everyone’s success in the 21st century,” said Cody Dorsey, Executive Director of the Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition. “The Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition is very grateful. Thanks to Dell Technologies’ commitment to bridging the digital divide and by investing in our community. And we are proud of our partner and member, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, for being a leader in providing digital literacy skills to the people of Baltimore. ”
The library system says the first training and equipment distribution will take place on Saturday, March 26, where families are selected from a partner Start and charter schools will come to the Orleans St.
The Chromebook distribution and training schedule has yet to be announced.
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For more information, visit Pratt . Library website.
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