Monday, September 21 2020
A Baltimore teacher’s students are getting Chromebooks thanks to a man on a mission.
This is the third week of school and there are still children waiting for Chromebooks.
The start of the school year comes with challenges for first-year teacher Trivia Payne.
“I realized that they didn’t have computers, they were on phones. Or if they had a computer, the sound was all jumbled up,” Payne said.
Payne teaches second grade at Sinclair Lane Elementary, and half of her students didn’t have laptops as schools started the semester virtually.
“I remember, on my lunch break, I started texting people, ‘If you have any laptops, please let me know,'” Payne said.
That’s how she got connected with Gerald Moore.
“I immediately decided that I’m going to get your kids Chromebooks because this is unnecessary. They should have the opportunity to be successful,” Moore