Texas schools are replacing laptops with cheaper, smaller netbooks

09/21/2009 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

School districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas are replacing student laptop computers with smaller, cheaper netbooks, which some teachers say are more suitable for classroom use. The netbooks have similarities to cell phones, which students are used to, and one expert says he expects more schools to use cell phones in the classroom to meet student demand.

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