The online presentation from Maine about that state's student laptop program was interrupted by another videoconference back there, and various interruptions from tech people, including one who said he had “hard muted” one of the sources because “it sounds like we're in a math class.” That drew laughter in Idaho. Finally, Maine ed official Steven Garton gave up on answering questions from Idaho task force members and just gave his email address.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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