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edsurge | October 15, 2019

When Logan City School District knocked down most of their aging red brick high school, they remodeled and rebuilt their way to a two-story, technology-infused learning center. The district loaded up on engaging tools to help teachers and students connect and collaborate—TVs in classrooms, whiteboarding devices, and wireless HDMI to name a few. An unusual approach, but there’s logic—and functionality—behind the choice. Logan City could have purchased flat-screen touch panels, which cost roughly $5000 per unit, or similarly priced projectors, with costly bulbs that need periodic replacing. Instead, the district opted to facilitate the collaboration with a far more cost-effective solution: flat-panel TVs and screen mirroring software. “By going with flat-panel TVs we saved in the range of $200,000 to $300,000,” explains Mark Rugg, Low Voltage Systems Manager for the Logan City district.

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