Nightmare at Beverly High - US School Requires all Students to buy Macbooks
In Beverly, laptops all around, but parents have to pay
A new program at Beverly High will equip every student with a new laptop computer to prepare kids for a high-tech future. But there's a catch.
The money for the $900 Apple MacBooks will come out of parents' pockets.
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"We have one platform," Hayes said. "And that's going to be the Mac."
This worries me more than a little, not just requireing parents purchase laptops but that they purchase possibly the most expencive ones that they could spec without allowing for alternatives.