Inexpensive laptops can help schools' digital dollars go further

12/4/2007 | Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

Some Ohio districts are buying low-cost, stripped-down laptops that access a central mainframe and are half as expensive as desktop computers. "It'll close the digital gap for our kids and provide them with opportunities to participate in the global society," said Tianay Amat-Outlaw, the principal of a low-income school where less than a fifth of the students have a home computer.

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