Network Sharing The Bucks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) is leading the charge for more advanced network services for the countyâ€™s 13 school districts and three vocational schools, planning for a new Wide Area Network.
Such a Deal! Maine schools can purchase the three- and-four year old laptops being retired from the stateâ€™s Learning Technology Initiative, for $48 a piece.
Laptops in Michigan Schools Michiganâ€™s Freedom to Learn program provides free laptop computers to middle school students in the stateâ€™s â€œhigh needâ€ schools, where the laptops are helping expand the curriculum and better prepare students for life in the 21st Century.
State May Assume Virtual School Burden Legislation, introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature in late April, would cap the amount that virtual schools can collect in tuition and shift the payments to the state Department of Education.
Power Lines Deliver the Net The California Public Utilities Commission approved a test of broadband over power line (BPL) technology.