From The Detroit News has devolved into a press release machine.
The digital divide soon will be history in Detroit Public Schools. Beginning in February, every student in grades 6-12, and every teacher in the district, will receive or have access to an ASUS Eee Netbook, as part of what they’re calling a massive technology infusion.
Uh, ASUS netbooks? Those plastic things? How much did they cost?
Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb said the $49.4 million investment in classroom technology upgrades was necessary for students to compete in a global market.
And where did poor Detroit get all that money?
It was stimulus money provided by the federal government so-called failed stimulus plan. Detroit Public Schools are stimulating the economy in Taiwan. No wonder it failed.