Windows 11 SE and the $249 Surface Laptop SE are made for school kids | Engadget

But if it's wildly successful, I wouldn't be surprised if Microsoft finds some way to bring this cheap computer to the masses.Please enter a valid email address And Microsoft even stripped down the window snapping options by only allowing apps to be on the left or right side of the screen. But as a former IT support jockey, the Surface Laptop SE appears to be the cheap notebook I've always wanted grade-school students to have. For years, Microsoft has pushed cheap Windows laptops as the ideal school computers. Woodman tells us that the designers had students without reliable internet access in mind. And while I liked the Surface Laptop Go, it starts at $549so schools could buy two Laptop SEs for around the same price. It's one of the first PCs to run Windows 11 SE, a stripped down OS that's targeted at K-8 students (and their beleaguered teachers).
For years, Microsoft has pushed cheap Windows laptops as the ideal school computers. They can do everything a comparable Chromebook can, while also running traditional Windows software. But now, Micr… [+4410 chars]