Every South Dakota high school student should have a laptop computer as part of a statewide effort to boost the use of technology in education, Gov. Mike Rounds told state lawmakers Dec. 6.

If the Republican governor's $39 million proposal eventually is approved, South Dakota would join several other states--including Massachusetts and New Mexico--in gearing up to launch ambitious, one-to-one computing programs intended to help close the achievement gap and equip students with the technical know-how necessary to succeed in the 21st century.

Such renewed interest in statewide laptop

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