Despite a $40.5 million budget cut, Florida's Broward County School District is plunging forward with an ambitious technology plan that will overhaul computers and upgrade software in every classroom.

School districts in as many as 22 states are facing similar budget cuts because of the slumping economy and repercussions from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and consequently many are scratching new technology projects.

However, Broward County school officials confirmed they will embark on a new five-year technology plan.

"We are going to go forward as...

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