In case you needed more convincing that netbooks are making big steps in schools, look no farther than this article from the Dallas News. It tells the story of the Irving school district in Dallas, which decided last May to buy 4600 new netbooks for students.
The netbook has plan has had an effect already, at least on the backs of students. One reacted that the netbooks were “a lot easier to carry”, and I think that’s something we can all get behind.
Be sure to check out the whole article here, as well as a few more of our own on the subject of netbooks in schools.