Baltimore County schools scaling back ambitious laptop program that has met criticism

Due in part to budgetary constraints, to a new County Executive with a differing view of the program, and to lack of proof of its efficacy, BCPS will change the student-to-device ratio from 1:1 in Grades 1 and 2 to 5:1. Another big change will be the switch to much less expensive Chromebooks. Read more about it here.