Handley kids will soon rely on their smartphones for answers

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Posted: November 23, 2013

The Winchester Star

Handley High School seniors Semefa Tettegah (left) and Liz Grove will benefit from the school’s pilot program called Bring Your Own Device. In the program, students will be able to use the school's Wi-Fi interface instead of using data minutes in their own plans. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Handley High School seniors Semefa Tettegah (left) and Liz Grove will benefit from a new program in which students will be able to use their own electronic devices to find answers in the classroom. Permission must be granted on a day-by-day basis, and the device must not interfere with the class. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Handley High School senior Liz Grove said she and her classmates sometimes use smartphones in class to look up statistics or the definition of words.

“It gets the class going faster,”...



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