New Haven Public Schools With the blessing of his principal, Grignano led the charge to apply for the federal grant for the laptop program, doing the research and submitting the paperwork. The grant covered the cost of laptops, carts for storing and recharging the laptops, the wireless infrastructure, some software and professional development, and PLATO Orion, a Web-based program that aligned the school's curriculum with state and national standards.
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The National Center for Education Statistics at the U.S. Department of Education publishes data on classrooms with computers and internet connections, as well as other figures useful to journalists writing about the role of technology in schools.
One Laptop Per Child is one non-profit organization that has received extensive media attention for creating and distributing low-cost laptops in classrooms, . As collaborative classroom environments became mainstream, more schools as a whole began to invest in powerful networks and faster Internet connections.
By , many school districts implemented or encouraged " learning programs" which would ensure that all students in grade school would be provided with a personal laptop. And the other reason can be that students who weren’t responsible for the school laptops.
It costs a lot to fix the broken laptop. So if the school doesn’t support the laptop computers, the trouble for students will decrease. Also, we should know that the laptops that are using in ISB are very expensive.