Despite lean budget times, another 152 Pennsylvania school districts have been added to the state Classrooms for the Future program, which provides laptops to high schools, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. This brings the program, entering its third year, into 543 high schools in 453 of the state's 501 school districts in 2008-09. It is expected to reach about 500,000 students. The state education budget provides $45 million for laptop computers, high-speed internet access, and state-of-the-art software for high school math, science, English, and social studies classrooms, as well as professional development...


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