A vanguard of schools around the country is sending students home with the same advanced technology they work with in the classroom, reports the Dallas Morning News. Every netbook is a potential eBook reader and Wi-Fi portal, research tool, and classwork file. It's a trend that education experts say is inevitable, as prices and durability of the equipment improve along with the educational opportunities accessible online. Last week, fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders at the Math, Science and Technology Magnet Elementary School, part of the Richardson Independent School District, carried school-owned netbooks home. A few weeks earlier, students at Richardson West...

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