Critics diminish grand laptop plan

April 18, 2005

Originally, school district leaders in Cobb County, Ga., wanted to provide a laptop computer to every middle and high school student in the district, which would have made it the largest one-to-one computing initiative in the nation (see “$69.9 million iBook deal on tap in Ga.”). On April 13, however, they agreed to limit the project to the district’s roughly 31,000 high school students.

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