PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Paterson Public School District is getting help with its digital divide.

More students in need will now have technology in hand for remote learning.

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The Power Foundation gave the district a grant to buy 12 new Chromebooks.

In August, CBS2 reported on the district’s efforts to make sure all 29,000 students had a device for online learning.

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The Power Foundation supports STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


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