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I'm in a high school with almost 1000 students. I have a new network this year with 4 stations, and a tower with 7 slots. There are times when classes are working that I could use twice as many stations! Don't waste your resources on furniture, you can always come up with something. My biggest problem is printers. I can't afford to run Deskjets. I have one, and I'll bet I go through a cartridge a week. My other three are inexpensive jet printers that the district was surplusing - the cartridges are cheap and are good enough for most applications (printing periodical index citations, or other text. We're not talking production work here. But I felt that I had to provide one Deskjet for printing graphics. I have not been successful in persuading students to use the other stations for text, though. My big problem is that we cwan't get the printer drivers for the inkjet printers toprint from Encarta which is our most popular application. So kids go crazy with our expensive cartridges. I decided against a shared laserprinter because I thought it would be a nightmare for a number of users to sort out their printouts when things are busy. Maybe your experiences will be different...Good luck!