K-64 funding set for Chromebook pilot program in Catawba County

By John Bailey, Hickory Daily Record

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During its November meeting, the K-64 board approved a financing plan for $430,000 from Peoples Bank to fund a one-to-world technology pilot program, providing a Chromebook for every seventh-grader in Catawba County.

The board had put out a request for bids for financing the project. Peoples Bank had the lowest bid with a five-year amortization at 2.75 percent interest.

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