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School district making technology upgrades


Webster Parish Schools are preparing for testing as more state testing is done electronically.

David Griffin, technology coordinator, says with the fiber optics infrastructure upgrades in all of the schools, students will be ready for testing. The only question will be how many more computers they may have to purchase.

“We’re preparing ourselves for the testing requirements online that the state’s developing,” he said. “It allows for more band width usage of the internet. When we were using ‘smaller pipes,’ we would max out that connection and things would move slower, so the bigger the ‘pipe’ the more data you can