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Students from 7th-12th Grade to Receive Laptop in Maine, USA


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John Baldacci, the governor of Maine, USA, has announced that the state government would provide students from 7th to 12th grade with laptops in the state. There are two major reasons behind this program. First, students can use the laptops as educational devices in the classroom which are expected to accelerate their education. Second, when the students will take the laptops to their homes, their families will be able to connect to the services provided by the State's CareerCenters.

While speaking at the State of the State address, John Baldacci, said that Maine had always been ahead of others in using technology in the classroom. Here, it is notable that Maine government launched laptop program in 2002 and the same year, Maine distributed 30,000 computers among the students from 7th and 8th grade in public school till 2003. He has also announced that 100,000 Apple laptops will be provided by the state government on lease which will cost $25 million every year.

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