Kids get it. Watch this news story by Peggy Fox featuring my Janetzy Marisco where she lays it out.
However, most school systems, including Fairfax County, have failed to prioritize funding technology purchases. Obviously, some blame for this lies with a lack of state funding, but in jurisdictions like Fairfax County where the state only provides 20% of the school budget, waiting for the state to show up is not a plausible excuse.
Several large Virginia jurisdictions are already purchasing computing devices for all of their students - Henrico, Albemarle, Arlington, Alexandria, and Chesterfield. Fairfax, Prince William and Loudoun Counties continue to lag behind.