Portugal Unveils 500,000 Cheap Computers for Schools

Reuters, Yahoo News, Sept 30, 2008
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Well - here is a country that can afford to provide laptops for all of its students. Portugal. "The government's educational technology plan aims to make Portugal one of the top five most technologically advanced countries in Europe," it said. Prime Minister Jose Socrates and members of his cabinet handed out the first 5,000 computers at schools across the country on Sept. 23. Via eSchool News.
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