Contracting out the school system's information technology work could lead to reduction of staff. A final decision awaits.
By Patrick Smith
Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 1:07 pm
INDEPENDENCE — The Grayson County school system is considering hiring Lingo Networks of Galax to manage the division’s information technology (IT) department, which, if officially approved by the school board, would be effective July 1.
Grayson Superintendent Kevin Chalfant told The Declaration the school system is considering this change due to budget problems and the growing need for improved technology in the schools. He cited the fact that the schools also still have no wireless Internet service, therefore iPads and other technology cannot be used.
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