Mississippi leaders have raised more than two-thirds of the private money needed to put a computer in every public classroom, Gov. Ronnie Musgrove said Dec. 11.

"Giving our children access to technology today will give them the skills to compete in the labor market tomorrow," Musgrove said.

During a news conference in his Capitol office, Musgrove accepted a $200,000 check for the program from Entergy Mississippi president and CEO Carolyn Shanks. The money is from the Entergy Charitable Foundation. The power company gave $50,000 earlier this year.

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