Fifty Lexington High School sophomores will be able to access online textbooks using iPads provided through grants awarded this fall by the Lexington Education Foundation. The nonprofit organization has awarded $320,366 in grants for this school year using private donations and business sponsorships. A total of 33 grants were awarded, including almost $150,000 for technology and technology training. Sophomores in the iPad pilot program funded through the grant will also use electric note-taking on the devices and use them for writing projects. Other foundation grants include funding for an eighth-grade civics curriculum about Lexington’s 300th anniversary, as well as music, math, reading, and writing programs, and nature field guides for elementary school students.

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