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Pamela Gould reports on City Hall. You can reach her at 540-735-1972 or pgould@freelancestar.com. Robyn Sidersky reports on city schools. You can reach her at 540-374-5413 or rsidersky@freelancestar.com.

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VIDEO:Keys to success are now at students’ fingertips

Fourth-graders at Lafayette Upper Elementary School began using Acer tablets this year as preparation for next year’s Standard of Learning exams. You can read the story that ran in the paper here. 

Here’s a video of the students using the tablets in two classes.

[youtube]http://youtu.be/bpgIu5sR8Uk[/youtube]

And here are a few photos from the two classrooms we visited.

Lafayette Upper Elementary School fourth grader Levar Grubb works on a writing project using an Acer tablet in teacher Maureen Ballard’s class on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. (Peter Cihelka/The Free Lance-Star)

Lafayette Upper Elementary School fourth grader Anna Onks works on a writing project using an Acer during class on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. (Peter Cihelka/The Free Lance-Star)

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