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School closures led to increased demand for devices

The transition to virtual learning caused almost every school district to purchase electronic devices such as laptops , Wi-Fi hotspots and tablets to provide its students and staff . The increased demand led to delays for most districts to obtain those devices .

78 % School districts experiencing delays in obtaining needed devices

Devices most needed
Laptops 87.2 %
Wi-Fi hotspots
63.9 %
Tablets
36.5 %
Printers
8.3 %
Cameras / Microphones
5.9 %
Other
4.2 %
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