Quoting Raymond Ballou <[log in to unmask]>:
> did this pass?
> Burlington proposal would give laptops or iPads to 1,900 students
> Burlington Free Press, Jan. 21, 2012, http://goo.gl/ZTNeK
I think it did ... The school budget passed, but the Free Press report
uses different wording ... so I don't know if the budget was revised
since the original article, etc ...
Burlington school budget approved
10:15 PM, Mar. 6, 2012 |
Among the big ticket items in this year’s proposed increase were $1
million in contracted salary benefit increases, an initiative to
provide laptops to all secondary students, and non-teacher retirement
costs that have previously been paid by the city.
The tally was School Budget - Yes: 5359 - No: 4490