Though Arizona's Empire High School is one of the first public schools in the U.S. to swap textbooks for laptop computers, it's not the only school to do so.
At St. James Academy, a new Catholic high school that started classes August 18 in the Kansas City suburb of Lenexa, Kan., students will use laptop computers, leased from the school, for everything from note-taking to checking their test scores.
Textbooks? So 20th century. The curriculum will be only a few keystrokes away.
Catholic educators on both sides of the state line