Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:34:45 GMT — Lee County Superintendent Dr. Lawrence T. Walters spoke before the Dougherty County Rotary Club on Tuesday.Dr. Walters says "education is the signature of Lee County." The superintendent says people move to Lee County for the education system. Also, the school system is the largest employer in the county.For the 2013-2014 school year, Lee County is using a "BYOT" motto. This is an acronym for "Bring Your Own Technology." Lee County now has wifi for students. They encourage students to bring their technology to school for learning.The Lee County School system is also opening a new elementary school this upcoming Friday. This school cost $14 million to build and it will be paid off in five years.The old elementary school will become the second middle school for the county.Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to join in on the conversation and connect with FOX 31!
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