Nearly half of Maine high schools would likely participate in an expansion of the state's laptop initiative, but another 42 percent are on the fence and 11 percent have decided against it, reports the Kennebec Journal. Those results of a state education department survey were revealed during a hearing April 15 on Gov. John Baldacci's proposal to expand the Maine Learning Technology Initiative into high schools. Lawmakers are debating the initiative's expansion as part of the 2010-11 biennial budget. The state needs legislative approval before it can sign a four-year, $75 million contract with Apple Inc. The hearing brought out


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