"I was very interested in this piece from Computerworld U.K.,
titled 'Can we give every school child in the U.K. a Linux notebook
and still save money?' It provides a cost breakdown of what it
would take to give every student a Linux notebook, compared to the
costs schools in the U.K. currently face for software licenses,
other technology fees, and printing and photocopying. According to
the author of this story, the fees for printing and photocopying
alone at schools are staggering--to the point where if electronic
materials replaced much of the printed materials, there would be
enough money to give each student a low-cost Linux notebook. Would
this work in the U.S...?"
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