PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — After months of planning, Tuesday was the start of the school year for Pittsburgh Public Schools, but it didn’t come without some technology issues.
They district is starting the year virtually, for at least the first nine weeks of classes, but some families are still in need of devices.
“I can’t get a laptop. This is the third time I’m in line,” grandparent of four, Rita Waters, said.
Waters had devices for only two of her grandchildren until today. She said the process has been a hassle.
“It’s just so much wasted time. I should be home,” she said outside Pittsburgh Oliver.
Pittsburgh Public Schools continued distributing devices as online learning began.
Chief Accountability Officer Dr. Ted Dwyer says 1,000 devices will be in this week and that a device should get to everyone that needs one.
“We just need the people who need the