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Maine officials support iBooks for high schoolers

updated 07:15 pm EDT, Tue June 22, 2004

iBooks for Maine HS?

Assurances from at least 47 superintendents at Maine schools that they're ready to press forward with laptops in high schools this fall, bolstered Maine education commissioner's confidence that a , according to Reuters. "Susan Gendron said the commitments bring her closer to the minimum level of 8,400 students and teachers necessary for Apple to rent laptops for $300 apiece per year, with training and other perks included. And a spokesman said the show of support will bolster Gov. John Baldacci's case as he goes before the Legislature to press for full implementation of the laptop program in all 119 high schools."




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