Joy Comes With Free Laptops to Remote Australia

Joy Comes With Free Laptops to Remote Australia

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xo-laptop-mali-clasrm.jpgThe dream of an American scientist who imagined a world where every child in the world had a laptop computer has gained strength in eight years, and yesterday began its great sweep across remote north Australia.

At Yirrkala Community Education Centre, the One Laptop Per Child program handed over 200 of its white and green XO compact laptops to the wide-eyed youngsters.

Over the next 12 months, the OLPC program will deliver 15,000 of the laptops to remote schools across the inland and the north.

(READ the story in the Australian) Thanks to Suzanne for submitting the link!

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