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Senator urges use of online textbooks

5 years ago March 04, 2010 Mar 4, 2010 Thursday, March 04 2010 Thursday, March 04, 2010 5:39:29 AM CST in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

Senator Mike Michot of Lafayette wants public schools to start using Internet-based textbooks.

Michot says he will ask the Senate staff to look into the possibilities and costs of replacing paper textbooks with books that are available to students using computers only.

He also says the idea is an example of how state government could work smarter with a tight budget.

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