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Video: HISD Students Receive Laptops

District’s “PowerUp” initiative aims to bring area high schools into the digital age.


On January 15, students at the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice received laptops as part of Houston Independent School District’s “PowerUp” program.

The program, which hopes to change the way students learn by giving them access to technology, is expected to be in all HISD high schools by 2016.

This story originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Saturday, January 17. PBS NewsHour Weekend airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6 p.m. on TV 8.


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