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Employees at Great Bend USD 428 can purchase used desktop and laptop computers as they are replaced with new ones. Prices range from $75 to $100 for five-year-old computers.
Interim Superintendent Khris Thexton said the computers are kept on a five-year rotation, which saves money on repairs and keeps software up-to-date. Staff members have been allowed to buy the used ones for several years, and the school board on Monday approved the next cycle, along with the purchase of new models.
The purchase of 55 laptop computers for teachers and 79 desktop computers was also approved, at a cost of ...


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