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The Hechinger Report Article about Garrett County Public Schools

Last Updated on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:27pm | Public Information Office

In June, 2014, Nichole Dobo, a reporter and staff writer for The News Journal in Wilmington Delaware, visited Garrett County schools. She wanted to write a story about technology in rural areas, and the Maryland State Department of Education directed her to Garrett County.  She visited several of the schools in Garrett County as well as gaining information and knowledge about the area.
Also a freelance writer for The Hechinger Institute, Ms. Dobo’s news article, “When Schools Can’t Get Online”, depicts the challenges and accomplishments in Garrett County Public Schools.
The article is available online.  It has been published by The Hechinger ReportThe Hechinger Report is a nonprofit news organization focused on producing in-depth educational journalism and is an independently funded unit of Teachers College, Columbia University.    
“When Schools Can’t Get Online” can be found at the following website:

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