Stories tagged: laptops
SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012
Eye on Boise: Student laptop ‘buyout’ math doesn’t add up
BOISE – It turns out that the “buyout” clause in the state’s $182 million laptop contract is not what the state Department of Education originally described – a cost that …
THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2012
Ex-official has role in laptop deal
BOISE – A former Idaho state official now with Education Networks of America would play a key role under the state’s $182 million, eight-year contract for laptop computers for high …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012, 9:54 A.M.
Former Idaho official would play key role under laptop contract
A former Idaho state official now with Education Networks of America would play a key role under the state’s $182 million, eight-year contract for laptop computers for high school students.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012
Idaho liable for damaged, lost laptops under contract
BOISE – Idaho’s newly inked $182 million, eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co. for laptop computers for its high school students contains a surprising feature – the state won’t actually own …
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2012, 6:36 P.M.
Idaho’s $182M laptop contract just for rental, not purchase
Idaho’s newly inked $182 million, eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co. for laptop computers for its high school students contains a surprising feature: The state won’t actually own the computers, and …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012
HP wins Idaho laptop contract
BOISE – Two weeks before the November election, in which Idaho voters could cancel the whole program, the state of Idaho on Tuesday signed a $180 million, eight-year contract with …
THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012
Bidding delays laptops for teachers
BOISE – The first round of more than 6,000 laptop computers, one for every high school teacher and administrator, already was supposed to be delivered to Idaho’s schools this month …
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012, 12:08 P.M.
32 Idaho school districts make student laptop list
BOISE — A mix of large and small school districts will be first in line when Idaho starts providing laptop computers for every ninth- through 12th-grader next year, according to …
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
Editorial: Idaho school reform plan starts talks for solutions
The reality is that Idaho needs to change its public school system after being hit last year with a $128.5 million budget cut. Gov. Butch Otter’s newest budget holds education …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 2009
Politicians spar over laptops
BOISE – With controversial budget cuts on the line, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter became embroiled Tuesday in a fight with lawmakers over his line-item veto last year of their new …