Educators and politicians have pushed the goal of a laptop for every student. But a number of early adapting schools say the laptops aren't helping, and critics argue that the computers are simply a distraction.
Nicholas Negroponte, Chairman Emeritus of the MIT Media Laboratory; Chairman of One Laptop per Child
Maureen Patterson, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction in the Liverpool Central School District
Larry Cuban, professor Emeritus of Education at Stanford University; author, Oversold and Underused: Computers in the Classroom