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Re: Calculator Policy
Posted:
Aug 3, 2011 7:17 PM



We have class sets of calculators, or in some cases almostsets. Students are not issued calculators like text books, but they are also not asked to buy them. We do point out that if a student has access to a computer, they also have access to calculator functions, and we provide computer access during lunch and after school via the library.
Evelyne Stalzer

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 6:06 PM, Ann Murray <amurr09@gmail.com> wrote:
> We are moving from a block schedule to an 8 period day because of the > elimination of the January Regents exams. > > And this has produced a serious calculator shortage, among other issues. > > I'm requesting the purchase of more, but the administration would like to > know how other schools handle the distribution of calculators. Currently, > we have class sets for Integrated Algebra and Geometry students, but issue > calculators (like textbooks) for Algebra II/Trig, PreCalculus and Calculus. > > Would you take a minute and describe how you distribute calculators  or do > you require students to purchase their own? > > Thanks so much. > > Ann Murray > Dover High School > Eastern Dutchess County > >> >> >



