Superintendent Joe Redden is recommending a $69.9 million lease agreement with Apple Computer to provide more than 63,000 wireless laptops to teachers and students in Georgia's Cobb County School District. If approved by the school board on March 9, Cobb County's "Power to Learn" program will be among the largest one-to-one learning projects in the United States.

The price tag for the program, which is scheduled to be implemented in three phases, could amount to more than $88 million, but in March, the Cobb County school board is being asked to consider the $69.9 million commitment...

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