Can We Give Every School Child in the UK a Linux Notebook and Still Save Money?
Jun 26, 2008, 22:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Spencer)
"The simple answer is 'yes' we could do it now and we will save
the taxpayer millions of pounds.
"In previous posts I have documented the exponential rise in
school ICT costs over the past 20 years. The articles focussed on
costing ICT fully. This meant summing the costs of software
purchase, software licensing, hardware replacement cycle, support
costs and for the first time, electricity costs. The latter now
make up 20% of the total ICT spend of a secondary school's