ATTLEBORO - City schools received donations over the summer, totaling about $20,000, including 60 laptop computers from a local technology firm.
The school committee Monday accepted the gift of 16 Dell D630 and 44 Dell Precision M65 laptops and three recharging carts from Sensata Technologies valued at more than $13,000. The equipment will be distributed among the city's three middle schools.
School officials said the gift dovetails with the school department's plans to make priority technology upgrades including moves intended make the internet more available to students and faculty.
The donations were among several announced at Monday's school committee meeting.
Other gifts include:
* Plumbing tools and equipment worth $2,700 from RIGID Corp. for the school's plumbing program.
* An air-cleaning system and pocket laminator donated by Minuteman Press of Seekonk.
* Donations totaling $555 from Stop and Shop for the Hill-Roberts Elementary School.
* Gifts totaling $500 from Men's Wearhouse to the Attleboro High School Classes of 2013 and 2014.
* $30 from Cartridge World in North Attleboro for Skills USA.
* $49 from Coca-Cola for Attleboro High School.