Nashville Mayor Uses CARES Act to Give Metro Schools Students a Laptop


It looks as if Nashville in due for a few changes this week. Mayor John Cooper just announced that he will be using $24 million in CARES Act funding to provide every public school student in Davidson County with a laptop. In addition to this internet activity will also be provided to those who need it. It's no secret, we have had to adapt to digital and virtual conferences as students have had to attend classes virtually.

The funding will cover up to 90,000 Dell laptops for the estimated 87,740 students that will be enrolled in schools for the upcoming year. Each computer will be a little more than $200.

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