Rome City School District Selected For Linux One-to-One Pilot Program
Rome Promotes Student Access to Technology
Students at Strough Middle School are outfitted with a Internet-connected laptop. A Novell-Intel pilot program has students using Intel-based computers running Linux operating system. The pilot program aims at getting an Internet-connected computer for every student. As a result, students will gain technology skills and a new research tool that will improve their learning experience. Currently 125 Strough Middle School students are involved in the pilot. Each of the four core subject area classrooms, math, science, social study, English-language arts are equiped with 25 laptops and 1 projector. Additional six teachers each received a laptop. Students use the laptop in all components of learning, from research, writing, to collaborating with fellow students.
News Press Release From LINUX
WALTHAM, Mass. -- July 15, 2006
The following information is a press release from LINUX: "New York School Districts to Leverage LINUX Operating System from Novell to Promote Student Access to Technology, Novell Linux running on Intel® processor-based hardware is designed to bring 1:1 student/computer access into the classroom." WALTHAM, Mass. -- July 15, 2006
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By: Linux News Desk, Aug. 20, 2006 01:00 AM
Students in upstate New York have moved one step closer to having a computer at every desk thanks to a pilot program using Linux desktops from Novell on Intel-based computers. Designed to increase student engagement and awareness among students that they are part of a connected global community, the pilot program is aimed at delivering an Internet-connected computer to every student.
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New York School Districts Select Linux Desktops Designed To Bring 1:1 Student/Computer Access Into The Classroom