The Union Leader of Manchester, N.H., reports that the purchase of $1,000 MacBook laptops for first- and second-graders doesn't add up for David Pearl, a member of the Hooksett, N.H., schools' budget committee and a technology volunteer at Underhill Elementary School. "The issue that I have right now is they purchased 10 MacBooks to be used by first- and second-graders," Pearl said, noting that PC laptops can be had for as little as $400. "I feel like [the computers] are being bought without any plan." The board told Pearl it would look into his concern. Bailey Rigg, technology director for...

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