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Teacher To Run 155 Miles Through Sahara To Buy Laptops For Students

Posted 10.26.2012 | Education

Boston Public School teacher Liz Byron has had enough with the lack of resources holding her students back. She's frustrated with the fact that in a d...

Idaho Schools React To $180 Million Laptop Contract

The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho | Julie Wootton | Posted 12.25.2012 | Education

TWIN FALLS -- For Twin Falls High School biology teacher BJ Price, using mobile devices in the classroom isn't anything new. His students use their o...

NC District Cuts Teacher Pay To Provide Laptops For Students

Posted 08.17.2012 | Education

After making the controversial decision to cut teacher pay and 65 staff members -- including 37 teachers -- in favor of providing students with a lapt...

Student Pees On MacBooks, Costs School $36,000

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.01.2012 | Education

An 11-year-old male student at Upper Allen Elementary School in Mechanicsburg, Pa., is facing serious consequences after he urinated on the school's M...

Professor: Why I Banned Laptops

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

I forbid laptops in most of my seminars and discussion sections, though I do allow them in large lectures. I did not make this rule because I am anti-...

School Webcam Spying Probe Prompts Lower Merion To Place Two On Paid Leave

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA — Two information-technology workers at a suburban Philadelphia school district that secretly activated webcams on students' school...

Dan Ackerman, School Sdministrator, Boasts About Laptop Spying

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith and Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See photos and video below* Computers have revolutionized classroom learning. But with this new teaching tool comes a new concern: student privacy...