Von Hansen, vice president and general manager at HP Boise, hailed selection of his firm to supply laptop computers for Idaho high school students through a contract with the state of Idaho. (SR photo: Betsy Russell)
The eight-year contract that Idaho is signing with Hewlett-Packard for laptop computers for Idaho high schools totals $180 million, according to a news release from Gov. Butch Otter. It covers implementing wireless networks in every Idaho high school, deploying the mobile devices, monitoring and maintaining the system and devices, and training teachers and staff/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.
Question: Shouldn't they have waited until after the votes on Propositions 1-3?