Holt Public Schools announces delay in Chromebook distribution to students

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Tom Baumgarten, superintendent of the Morongo County School District, looks at a laptop with a cracked screen at Twentynine Palms Junior High School, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Twentynine Palms, Calif. Baumgarten was set to order 5,000 Lenovo Chromebooks in July when his vendor called him off, saying Lenovos were getting “stopped by a government agency because of a component from China that’s not allowed here,” he said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Holt, Mich. (WLNS) — Holt Public Schools announced today that Chromebooks set to arrive this fall will be delayed.

The school district cited “this is an issue affecting the nation.”

In the meantime, students may be given a refurbished Chromebook.

They said, “we apologize for the inconvenience. We deeply appreciate your patience, but know we are committed to making sure your child has the tools needed for their academic success in these challenging times.”

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