Indianapolis Public Schools may be losing the money they need to continue a laptop lending program. Three middle schools in the district provide laptops for students to take home, and the district has even bigger plans for technology. But much needed federal funding ends in July. Read more… (Indianapolis Star)
A school district in Minnesota has a new program to loan computers to families on the Free and Reduced Lunch program who do not already have a computer. Two students are hired to offer set-up and support help to the families. Read more about this great program.
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The Michigan Freedom to Learn program that aimed to give a lap-top to every sixth-grader in the state has been successful, but the state's budget crisis and a huge cutback in federal funding is putting the project at risk. (Detroit Free Press News)
The George Lucas Education Foundation offers this great collection of articles, interviews, and documentaries about laptops, hand-helds, and the promise of one-to-one computing for students. (Edutopia)