Idaho Only Got 3 Laptop Bids for Luna's Controversial Schools Plan

Idaho officials have abandoned their original bidding process meant to equip public school teachers with laptop computers starting this fall. Instead, the state will negotiate directly with providers of computers and services, in hopes of keeping public schools chief Tom Luna's "Students Come First" reforms on track even as he tries to fend off repeal measures on November's ballot.
June 27, 2012
 

Idaho officials have abandoned their original bidding process meant to equip public school teachers with laptop computers starting this fall. Instead, the state will negotiate directly with providers of computers and services, in hopes of keeping public schools chief Tom Luna's "Students Come First" reforms on track even as he tries to fend off repeal measures on November's ballot.

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