Gary Community School Corp. elementary students use tablets in the classroom

All GCSC students can get a free tablet and internet access

Contributed By: The 411 News

Use at school and home, even during summer

(Gary, IND) –The Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) announced its participation in a student technology program, allowing all students within the district an opportunity to receive a 10.1-inch high definition tablet with free monthly internet service.

GCSC is one of the few recipients of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), giving all students that attend their schools the opportunity to acquire these devices. Students will be able to use the tablets for homework and access other applications used in the classroom to improve learning.

“We support one-to-one devices for all our students in the district inside the classrooms,” said Darrell Riddell, Director of IT for the Gary Community School Corporation. “This program allows families to keep the devices and have access to the internet 24-7 even through the summer.”

Information to apply is available on the GCSC website at

Story Posted:09/14/2023

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