Just two decades ago, many Arizona schools had only a few computers and taught lessons about typing—but Aug. 4 marked a drastic change for the state’s schools, as one of the first K-5 technology academies in the state opened its doors to students, the Arizona Republic reports. Scales Technology Academy in Tempe boasts a one-to-one ratio of students to laptop computers. The school's principal, David Diokno, said it is the first Arizona elementary school to do so. The Arizona Department of Education does not track such information. "We saw that there was a need that was expressed by parents in


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