South Carolina kids to get laptops

Inspired by the OLPC project, the state of South Carolina’s Department of Education in conjunction with non-profit org, the Palmetto Project, has decided to provide each SC elementary school student with a laptop. As computers continue to become cheaper, it won’t be surprising to see more states adopt similar programs to get laptops/computers into the… Continue reading South Carolina kids to get laptops

U of Chicago Law School bans Internet Access

In the ‘really?’ department, the University of Chicago’s Law School has decided to block Internet access in classrooms, in what appears to be the first such school-mandated restriction. While I understand restricting high-school students and to a much smaller degree college students, but law school students? Really? Aren’t they adults who should decide for themselves… Continue reading U of Chicago Law School bans Internet Access