Data: More schools use hand-held devices but are reluctant to give up older technology

08/31/2010 | T.H.E. Journal

More schools nationwide are using mobile-learning devices in the classroom, but a recent report shows that some officials are unwilling to invest in hand-held technology when they have available computers and other older technology for students. The report from market research firm Ambient Insight shows that 13% of the country's schools provide mobile learning devices such as iPods for students, and the ratio is roughly one device for every 69 students.

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