Australian schools consider options for limited technology funds

11/19/2012 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

The government of Australia in 2007 started distributing computers to students in grades 9 to 12 and now those devices are reaching the end of their life spans. Now, a report expected to be released today finds that some schools are allowing students to bring their own technology to school. "Educators ... are concerned with schools' ability to continue providing computing devices to students should, as it seems likely, funding models for one-to-one student programs be withdrawn in 2013-2014," Joseph Sweeney, of Intelligent Business Research Services, writes in the report.

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