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Cedar Grove Academy to Create Virtual School

Roundabout JA | October 31, 2014
The Portmore-based Cedar Grove Academy intends to establish a virtual school, by utilizing the 435 tablet computers issued to students under the Government’s 1.4 billion dollar Tablets in Schools pilot programme.
Presenter: Cassitta Irving
Producer: Cassitta Irving
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Roundabout JA | May 21, 2019
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Roundabout JA | May 20, 2019
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Presenter: Twila Wheelan
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Presenter: Twila Wheelan
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