This school year is Claremont’s second year of participating in APS’s Personalized Devices Initiative. By 2017, students in Grades 2-5 will have been issued a personalized learning device. Details regarding the timeline for when students will get their devices are specific to each grade level.
At the present time we feel that Claremont students will benefit most from the device’s instructional value if they remain in school. We work diligently to adapt to the needs of our students and will notify parents if, at a future date, Claremont decides to send the devices home.
The initiative is rooted in the district’s mission: “Arlington Public Schools instills a love of learning in its students and prepares them to be responsible and productive global citizens.” To prepare students for an ever-changing world, APS recognizes the need to engage students in learning experiences that prepare them for the world in which we live. To meet that goal, which is part of our 2011-17 APS Strategic Plan, our teachers are committed to fostering a personalized learning environment where each student is challenged and engaged in relevant and meaningful learning.
Arlington Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, creed, color, religion, gender, age, economic status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and/or disability. This policy provides equal access to courses and programs, counseling services, physical education and athletics, vocational education, instructional materials and extra-curricular activities. Violations of this policy should be reported to the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services at 703-228-6008 or the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at 703-228-6110.