Labour launched their free…oh wait no they aren’t free, they are loans…for ipads or laptops in schools.
They would have you believe that this is a world first and they are so cool with the kids and innovative.
Unfortunately other countries got their first and now they are back peddling at 100 miles an hour because the policiesÂ are stupid, and don’t work.
One school district in Hoboken, New Jersey hasÂ decidedÂ to abandon its one-to-one laptop program for 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. Ultimately, the Hoboken School District decided the scheme was more trouble than it was worthâ€”even when supported by federal grants.
â€śWe had the money to buy them, but maybe not the best implementation,â€ť said Mark Toback, the current superintendent of the Hoboken School District, toldÂ The Hechinger Report. â€śIt became unsustainable.â€ť
TheÂ districtÂ is now going through the process of identifying the remaining laptops and seeking a bid for their destruction. District officials did not immediately respond to an Ars request for comment (Ars has filed a public records request to learn more). Â Read more »