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Freedom of choice

Freedom of choice

Freelancer using laptop computer

May 21, 2013 12:25 pm

I wouldn't expect others to pay for my kid's laptop

For Porter County to pay for school laptops is ridiculous.

January 20, 2013 12:00 am

Tri-Creek hands out new laptops for students

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.

August 10, 2012 8:15 pm

Students should be allowed to take home laptops

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.

December 04, 2011 12:00 am

Why send laptops home with kids without Internet access?

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.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am
East Chicago school laptops must be kept in school

East Chicago school laptops must be kept in school

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.

November 09, 2011 2:55 pm
East Chicago school laptops must be kept in school

East Chicago school laptops must be kept in school

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.

November 09, 2011 2:55 pm

I'm happy with Munster School Board's decision on laptop use

I am a parent of four children, three of whom are enrolled in the Munster school system.

July 22, 2011 12:00 am

How will Munster prevent students from cyberbullying?

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…

July 20, 2011 12:00 am
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