N.C. laptop program could be a model for others:

04/12/2011 | WSOC-TV (Charlotte, N.C.)

A North Carolina school district is in its third year of a one-to-one laptop program that officials say has led to higher test scores and a lower dropout rate. Educators say the Digital Conversion program, which has been expanded from high school down through fourth grade, has changed the way they approach instruction. Administrators say the program -- which is seen as a national model -- is well worth the cost, which is estimated at $200 per student each year.

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