"Guilford County Schools has formed a first-of-its-kind
partnership with Red Hat to train students to use the company's
computer operating system.
"Red Hat, a Raleigh-based software provider, announced Tuesday
that the Weaver Education Center in Greensboro will become the
first public school in the world to offer Red Hat Linux training
and certification. Red Hat Linux is an operating system that
competes with Microsoft Windows.
"Students at Weaver will be able to learn Red Hat Linux starting
this fall. In addition, students can complete a program to become a
Red Hat certified technician. The program, called the Red Hat
Academy, was announced at a press conference Tuesday at