13,000 Students in Coppell, Texas Rely on Mist Wi-Fi for Digital Learning
Technology is wholly integrated into the curriculum in the Coppell, Texas schools, and the outcome is evident. Coppell ISD has a reputation for educational excellence, with multiple measures of achievement above state averages. The school district recently deployed the Mist WLAN Platform across its school sites to deliver exceptional Wi-Fi experiences and simplify network operations.
“Coppell ISD is an innovative district,” says Stephen McGilvray, executive director of technology at Coppell ISD. “We have earned a reputation for being a progressive and academically focused learning leader across the state and on a national level.” Consistently excellent Wi-Fi is a prerequisite as Coppell ISD educators thoughtfully use technology as part of a rigorous curriculum to bring learning to life for 13,400 students, creating student-centered learning and supporting flexible classroom designs. Coppell, located in a suburb of Dallas, provides iPads to each and every student, from pre-K to Grade 12. Students also can bring their own devices. In addition to a 1:1 learning environment, many school sites also have MacBook carts. “We were looking for a next-generation wireless solution that would meet our needs today and support our level of thinking for the future of digital learning,” says McGilvray. Coppell ISD found that modern network solution in Mist.
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