Archbishop Stepinac High School, in White Plains, N.Y., is one of the first schools in the U.S. to do away with paper textbooks. Instead, the all-boys prep school requires students to use tablets and laptops in class. (Data provided by Statista.com.)
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
JANUARY 08, 2013
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NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - BRIGHT CONSTRUCTION STONE INC.
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