A bill that would have given Arizona school districts another way to raise money for computers, in exchange for converting to a digital curriculum, failed in the state Senate on June 4, the Arizona Republic reports. The measure would have allowed schools to issue bonds for bulk computer purchases, a move that supporters say is necessary to help schools move rapidly into eLearning. But the state Senate couldn’t muster enough votes to support it, so House Bill 2475 failed on a 14-13 vote. Opponents argued that the move would give school districts with a wealthier tax base an advantage, because bonds are based on property values…

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