Kids in a handful of Georgia schools would get laptop computers to work their lessons at night, under a $10 million pilot project proposed Jan. 3 by Gov. Roy Barnes.

Five to seven schools around the state would participate. Every child in each participating school would get a laptop.

"We've run one pilot already in Towns County with a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission," Barnes told reporters after outlining his budget recommendations to legislative budget writers.

"One of the things we noticed was that we had a big pop in the number of adults taking their...

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