Eighth-grade algebra students use laptops to graph polynomials. Photo: Ricki Morell
Maine launched its laptops-for-all program 15 years ago, reports Robbie Feinberg on NPR. “Maine became the first, and still only, state to offer a statewide laptop program to certain grade levels.” Are students learning more? Not in measurable ways.
. . . after a decade and a half, and at a cost of about $12 million annually (around one percent of the state’s education budget), Maine has yet to see any measurable increases on statewide standardized test scores. That’s part of why Maine’s current governor,…
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