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Sun Aug 2, 2015, 04:23 PM

1. Meanwhile, back in the US, schools are handing out fiction books

and trying to pass them off as textbooks. In addition to the environmental impact, printing textbooks is expensive, and the data may well be obsolete, or out of fashion, all too soon. Even setting aside the partisan propaganda BS, the cost factor in delivering laptops with current and accurate learning materials all referenced and linked to a common network would help kids as well as schools. Laptops are cheaper and more versatile than text books. The learning experience could be so much better if kids can see multimedia and actively participate in an interactive experience at their own pace. It seems a win-win situation, especially if the laptops are made in America.

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