Superintendent Matt Akin on His Rural, Alabama District's Tech. Investments





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Published on Mar 16, 2016

In Piedmont, Alabama, Superintendent Matt Akin is leveraging educational technology to bring richer learning opportunities to students. Rural Piedmont schools boast a one-to-one program and a city-wide network that's expended internet access.

Akin spoke about these technology initiatives with Education Week Digital Directions Senior Writer Michelle Davis at Education Week's Leaders to Learn From event in Washington, D.C. on March 11, 2016.

"You have to always be on your toes. ... If something doesn't go well, you have to quickly respond," says Akin. ____________________

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