#Trinidad and #Tobago Government spends $253m TT on laptop initiative

Via the Trinidad Guardian:

“While Government has not yet spent any funds to repair laptops given to secondary school students, $10 million will be spent this year to issue tenders for repairs and maintenance, plus extension of warranties, says Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh. Speaking in the Senate yesterday, Gopeesingh said consideration was being given to seeking warranty extension for the laptops from one year to three years. Government has supplied 73,200 laptops to students from 2010 to 2013 at a cost of $253 million, he added.”

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