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Are Your Kids Getting Too Much Screen Time?
Like most children, my kids love their screen time. Rather they are watching TV, playing a video game or playing a game on a tablet...they are happy if they are in-front of any screen. And like most moms, I worry about the amount of screen time my kids get.
Cost of Laptops for Idaho Schools
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The eight-year, $180 million pact with Hewlett-Packard Co. for laptops required under public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul is dividing Idaho's Republican lawmakers. Rep. Lynn Luker of Boise said Friday during a meeting inside the Capitol the price wa…
New Windows Out Today
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is celebrating the imminent release of its revamped Windows operating system after two years of work. Windows 8 is the most dramatic overhaul of the personal computer market's dominant operating system in 17 years. Microsoft Corp. redesigned it so it will ru...
School Computers catch Negative Advertisement
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new radio advertisement from critics of Idaho's education reforms calls a laptop program being rolled out under the changes an "unfunded mandate" that will require schools to spend millions of dollars they don't have...
Schools Will Soon Get Laptops
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A mix of large and small school districts will be first in line when Idaho starts phasing in  laptops for every 9th through 12th grader. The list obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press includes big districts like Meridian and Boise in southwest Idaho, though they'll b…