Three local school districts will receive a combined $1 million starting this year as a result of a legal settlement with Microsoft, and educators plan to use that money to put more technology in the hands of students, reports the Wausau Daily Herald of Wausau, Wis. The schools will be reimbursed for approved hardware and software purchases made through the Microsoft-Wisconsin Cy Pres Program. The program aims to provide technology to schools that have 33.3 percent or more low-income students, based on free and reduced-price lunch data from 2005. More than 850 schools statewide are slated to receive a combined...

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