The Associated Press reports that Noel LeVasseur Elementary School in Bourbannais – in a partnership with the Township Park District – will be brought to the classroom in the second semester of the school year.
Fourth graders will be able to incorporate video from the $1,400 quadcopter into a marketing project. Principal Jeff Gindy told the Associated Press that the students will, in fact, “get a chance” to fly the vehicle but that he will be watching closely.
A higher-education school – the University of South Florida – recently said its plan to allow students to check out a UAV from the school’s library has been compromised by Federal Aviation Administration regulations.
Read the full AP report here.