Sunday, July 09, 2006

Maine extends laptop program with Apple

July 5, 2006— Maine has signed off on a $41 million contract with Apple Computer Inc. to provide new laptop computers to more than 30,000 seventh- and eighth-graders and their teachers, extending the school laptop program for another four years.
Maine was the first state to equip students statewide with laptops, and officials say the initiative remains the biggest of its type in the nation.

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