I take pride in featuring only free, high quality tools on this website, but every once in a while something comes along that is either such a great deal, or such an powerful product that is warrants a little cost. The Verizon 3g laptop program is such a thing.

At $26 per month for schools in Minnesota this presents the possibility to put a laptop with continuous wireless in the hands of your students (or staff) for less than a dollar per day. After 10 month the laptop is yours!

There are profound implications in terms of equity and one-one computing that might be perfect for your school district.

For now this deal is only good in Minnesota. So, if you live in this great state and want to give it a try, have your CIO or Technology Coordinator in touch with Amanda Friker. She is Verizon's Minnesota Government Account Manager.