Quoting Raymond Ballou <[log in to unmask]>:

> did this pass?
> R
> Burlington proposal would give laptops or iPads to 1,900 students
> Burlington Free Press, Jan. 21, 2012,

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  ||topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

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