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Re: [school-discuss] FW: OpenOffice in education

Tom Adelstein wrote:

Plenty of tutorials exist.  I don't understand the reason for another
web site?

Did you know that you can have Star Office for free?

I understand that many people in education use Openoffice.org. But, why?
Star Office uses the same code base but works better and has additional

You can also have the curriculum at no cost.
Yes this is all true. BUT, I cannot give out copies of Star Office to all my students and staff to take home and install on their PCs for FREE. I can with OpenOffice! This is why we use OpenOffice.

Richard K. Ingalls
Director of Information Technology
Glenwood R-8 School District
West Plains, MO


"Glenwood R-8: home of the mustangs!"