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It's back-to-school time, and from all indications this is the year for computers in public schools. My kids' school newsletter informs me that of 12 instructional changes, eight will "expand the computer's role in the classroom." The number of microcomputers in schools continues to multiply, computer companies and software publishers are now fully involved in the school market, and three major bills asking for massive federal support for the school computer effort are awaiting Congressional action.
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