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 Microsoft Should be Kicked Out of Schools

Odds are that the interface and functions of any program will change between the time a student learns them in school and the time he or she uses them at a job or in college. Students might as well use a program like OpenOffice, which costs far less. Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier contributed the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews which suggests that educational institutions have no business whatsoever wasting money on expensive Microsoft software when free and open source software is more conducive to their budgets.

 (Submitted by Kelly McNeill Sun Jun 13, 2004 )


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