La Center schools plug into the future In the NewsNovember 11, 2012
A hushed air hung over Rhea Heaton's first-period Spanish class at La Center High School, as students took an end-of-the-week quiz Friday. Light murmurs of students asking questions mingled with the gentle tapping of fingertips on illuminated screens ... In 1980, a gigabyte of information storage could cost around $200,000. Today, a terabyte, or about 1,000 gigabytes, costs about $100, according to a June study by the Alliance for Excellent Education.