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Freelancer using laptop computer
For Porter County to pay for school laptops is ridiculous.
LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Corp. took its first steps toward a more technology-savvy future Wednesday by distributing about 600 take-home laptops to high school students.
I agree with your editorial and believe East Chicago students should be able to take these laptops home with them for educational purposes. These laptops give them skills to use later in life and make homework easier and more enjoyable.
Should East Chicago school officials allow students to take laptop computers home again? Yes, if the laptops have Internet access that allows them to do their homework assignments instead of going to the library to do research on the Internet.
A police officer escorts East Chicago Central High School students and their laptops Wednesday into school after driving the students home to obtain the computers. East Chicago administrators told students they needed to turn their school-issued laptops.
An East Chicago police officer escorts students back to school with their school-issued laptops Wednesday. School administrators used city police to escort students back to their homes to obtain the laptops, which now must remain at the schools.
I am a parent of four children, three of whom are enrolled in the Munster school system.
I am just as outraged by Munster schools forcing laptops on their students. But beyond the price tag, lack of communication and lack of choice, the real heart of the issue: Is it really wise to add so much extra computer time to a generation that is already lacking the social skills necessar…
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