This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2003 issue of THE Journal.
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59% of the 50 million U.S. K-12 students have access to laptops, and 53% use tablets regularly. From early morning social media to finishing a big assignment around midnight — that’s over 55 million mobile devices in the hands of the young and adventurous. With the average student using mobile devices for 10½ hours a day, it adds up to more than a half billion hours of use a year at school, home, and on the go. Check out this infographic for the Top 10 threats to laptops at school and 1 requirement for survival.