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Low-Cost Laptop Testimonial

Forest Park Public School District 91 recently purchased enough low-cost laptops to equip all of the district's fifth grade classrooms. Betsy Ross Elementary school teacher Katherine Valleau tells us just how much those laptops have benefited her st

Students win laptops

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn presents laptop computers to 33 Illinois students who best answered the question: How can a laptop change your community and change the world?

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Lt. Governor Quinn launches Chicago Elementary School Netraiser Challenge

Lt. Governor Quinn kicks off Netraiser Challenge, encouraging K-5 classrooms to sign up to save lives and at the same time, win free laptops.

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn salutes Illinois charities for providing 500 laptop computers to Chicago children

CHICAGO - On Friday, May 16 at 3:30 p.m., Lt. Governor Pat Quinn will join Chicago-area children in a neighborhood community center as they learn to use brand new XO laptops, which were donated through a collaborative effort of Chicago charities and caring citizens who are committed to equipping students with laptop computers - the textbooks of the 21st century.

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn announces Children’s Low-Cost Laptop Ordinance, urges City Council to make laptop learning possible in every neighborhood

CHICAGO - Emphasizing the importance of bridging the digital divide in Illinois, Lt. Governor Pat Quinn asked the Chicago City Council Monday to consider a citizen ordinance that would make laptop learning a reality in every Chicago neighborhood.


Lt. Governor Pat Quinn urges passage of Children's Low-Cost Laptop Act

(Forest Park) - On Monday, March 10, at 1:30 p.m. - only four days after the Children's Low-Cost Laptop Act passed unanimously out of committee - Lt. Governor Pat Quinn joined with local officials and community leaders to urge lawmakers to quickly make the laptop learning initiative law.