June 11, 2004
Microsoft Should be Kicked Out of Schools
Author: Kelly McNeill
Kelly McNeill writes "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."