Next year, USD-379 will be closer than ever to its goal of putting a device in the hands of every student with an action approved last night.

The new five-year plan for technology called for reallocating iPads and Chromebooks to kids in pre-school, kindergarten and first- and second-grades, putting laptops in the hands of kids in grades 3 to 7 and going one to one for kids in grades 8 to 12.