Thanks to a hefty $5 million that was collected for stimulus funding in Owensboro, Kentucky; public schools will be getting 2,200 MacBook Air notebooks for students between grades five and twelve, as well as teachers and staff in those schools. This means a MacBook Air for every student and teacher in the district. The notebooks are meant to help the teachers in teaching, and help the students with learning in classes.
As of now, it has been reported that teachers have already received their notebooks, but students will have to wait about a month or so into the school year before they get theirs. Regardless, it sounds like a nice break from having regular paper textbooks, not to mention the laptops can be used to other purposes during after school hours. Don’t you wish you were back in school and living in Kentucky now? I’d love owning a free MacBook Air without having to pay a dime.