Fla. schools to get $80M from Microsoft antitrust case

Florida's most impoverished schools will get more than $80 million to buy computers, software, and other technology services as part of the settlement of antitrust lawsuits against Microsoft Corp., Education Commissioner John Winn said Aug. 17.As part of the 2003 settlement, Microsoft agreed to donate half of any unclaimed benefits to Florida schools in which at least half the students qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. The qualifying schools will get vouchers that can be used for purchases of any manufacturer's computers running any operating system,...

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