In a blow to laptop programs in the Lone Star State, the Texas Attorney General ruled that funds specifically earmarked for textbooks cannot be designated for the purchase of hardware, laptops in particular.
In 2005, the Texas House passed a bill to shift funding traditionally used for textbooks to computers and online resources. The bill, which died in the Senate, was authored in part by Apple.
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