Which essentially means that the program is voluntary. The school is hoping to be able to save money by not having to provide computer labs.
actually i live in the next town over. fairly small and not ritzy like Swampscott, Peabody, or Marblehead. I am sure there are plenty of people in this town that wont be able to afford this. I's snap if i was forced to buy a MacBook or the like.
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