"Every student in grades one through eight in the Birmingham
city school system will receive a laptop computer under a tentative
agreement Mayor-elect Larry Langford has reached with a foundation
that provides computers in developing countries, an adviser to
Langford said Monday.
"'Over 15,000 children will be receiving their own personal
laptops,' said John Katopodis, a longtime Langford friend who is
negotiating with the One Laptop Per Child foundation on Langford's
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