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School Asks For Money To Replace Old Technology

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KALISPELL -

Kalispell schools is looking for help with some old and outdated equipment.

At Wednesday night's school board meeting, they voted to put a ten-year technology mill levy up for a vote on the May ballot.

Superintendent Darlene Schottle says this is the first time they've ever asked for a stand-alone tech levy.

On average, she says a household would pay $6 a year on the high school level, and $35 a year for the elementary schools.

These amounts won't be set in stone until the March 25 meeting.

"We are using very old computers," said Schottle, "Sometimes they're working. Sometimes they're not working. It's frustrating for staff and for students."

If it passes, the money will go towards maintaining the current inventory and replacing stuff that's five years old or older.

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