Supporters of Michigan's one-to-one computing project are citing marked improvements in standardized test scores in reading, writing, science, and math as reasons to restore funding to the program. Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, a Democrat, had eliminated most of the program's funding from the budget she proposed to state law makers.

Michigan's Freedom to Learn (FTL) initiative, produced in collaboration with Hewlett-Packard Co. and Microsoft Corp., aims to provide middle school students and teachers with access to wireless laptop computers. FTL is one of the largest programs of its kind in the country, with some 20,000

...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources