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[ale] Cobb Laptop Deal
- Subject: [ale] Cobb Laptop Deal
- From: mpwright at speedfactory.net (Mark Wright)
- Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 15:56:34 -0400
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
- References: <[email protected]>
I am glad the deal fell apart even though I am a former Evangelist
member. ( Guy Kawasaki's old mailing list to promote mac info back a
I think that computers in schools are just another impediment to a
good education. I believe there is no teen in the metro area that
cannot operate a windows PC currently or passably given a day to
learn. Putting PCs in schools unless, they are used just to teach
coding or hardware design just takes away time from learning to read,
write and do math.
The crazy thing is every time the government wants to spend more of
our money to help students read, write and do math better, all you
have to do is move the curtain back a little and see that the
opposite is ALWAYS the result.
As you can see this is a sore point to me and I am restraining
myself! My daughters go to a respected public school up here in cobb
and I don't think it would be much of an exaggeration to say they
there are probably as many guns and containers of alcohol in that
school as there are computers. I am dead serious. I have pulled one
of my kids out and wish I had the money to school all my kids
privately or at home.
...But really I'd like to see Apple sell the government a butt load
of laptops. I just think that if they welded all the cases together
in an interesting way and put them on display at the capitol rotunda
our kids would have a better chance of learning something.
On Aug 15, 2005, at 8:37 AM, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> OK, I've given a silent ear to all the recent noise on the Cobb laptop
> proceedings, mostly assuming it was normal political wrangling.
> with an interest in Cobb have any good insight to this?
> -Jim P.
> Ale mailing list
> Ale at ale.org
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