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Columnist slams school district for phasing out Macs

St. Petersburg Times columnist Howard Troxler has written a priceless article on the decision of Howard Hinesley, the superintendent in Pinellas County (Florida), to eliminate Macs from the public schools and switch to PCs. “I totally endorse the decision… After all, the entire point of public education is to prepare children for the real world, and the real world is dominated by Windows.

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Florida teachers losing their Apples

School administrators, teachers and students in Florida’s Pinellas County will soon have to learn Windows as the district slowly replaces its Macs with PCs. “The directive came from Pinellas County superintendent Howard Hinesley, who wants to the district to use one type of computer instead of two,” according to the St. Petersburg Times. “That decision has angered some administrators and teachers who can’t fathom parting with their Apple computers, even if it won’t happen for several years.

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