For Immediate Release: November 9, 2020
WHO: DeSoto Public School District is scheduled to receive computer devices through Mississippi Connects
WHAT: The Mississippi Legislature allocated $200 million through two laws for Mississippi Connects, so school districts can purchase computer devices and other tools to enable students to continue learning when they are not in a school building. Districts are purchasing nearly 390,000 computer devices, which are being delivered now through November.
WHEN: November 9-11
Delivery schedule is subject to change. Contact each district to confirm delivery date, time and location. District directory: https://www.mdek12.org/dd
Future delivery dates will be posted as they become available at mdek12.org/MSConnects. Check this webpage periodically for additional delivery dates.
Patrice Guilfoyle, APR
Director of Communications
Jean Cook, APR
Director of Public Relations