Linux in the Classroom

#Computers

Sun, Jun 15th, 2008 17:25 by capnasty NEWS

'' 'We're seeing the stand alone desktop PC as a colossal failure in schools.' says Paul Nelson, Technology Director for the Riverdale School District in Portland, Oregon. 'After several years of installing PCs in classrooms, it is evident that schools do not have the staffing to support them and keep them running. Often infected with viruses and subjected to student abuse, these systems can quickly turn into a useless but expensive pile of junk in the back of the classroom.' ''

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