By distributing free laptops to all incoming freshmen, West Liberty State College hopes to create a mobile computer lab that follows students through school, reports the Associated Press. The school of about 1,900 students also hopes to integrate technology into its lesson plans and better prepare students to work in a technological world. "We decided to put technology in the hands of the students instead of locking them up in a computer lab," college President Robin Capehart said Sept. 2. About 350 of the college's 570 first-time freshmen have already accepted a free Hewlett-Packard, said Jim Clark, chief information officer...

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