reports that in the pilot phase of Minnesota's "Classroom Connection" program, more than 5,000 students in 20 school districts will receive laptops. Governor Mike Rounds said that "young people should feel comfortable with technology" and that "one reason we wanted laptops is because this is something they can take home." Rounds believes that the program will be successful enough to go to the state legislature in 2007 to get more funding in the second and third years of the program. However, some skepticism remains, as two Democratic candidates for governor believe that the program is too...

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