PSD shows off progress in students, buildings at State of the Community event
the state legislature’s recent approved budget which included $400 million for the state’s schools.
Those dollars – and not E-SPLOST dollars – gave local administrators the needed funds to bring back the furlough days. The penny sales tax for education is paying for the new buildings.
Hunter did call on the members in the audience from the state house to do something to help improve wireless in Polk County. He pointed to a pilot program putting wirless internet on school buses as great for local students.
He pointed to a pilot program using four buses which had wireless internet access points installed and its increased use by students on trips to prove his point on the need for more cell towers.
Hunter also pointed to an increase in dual enrollment numbers as part of his presentation on student achievement in PSD, with 222 enrolled in classes with GNTC through their high schools this year.
Katie Thomas, PSD’s College and Career Academy CEO and Superintent William Hunter talk about dual enrollment numbers at the annual State of the Community address held Thursday, Nov. 5.