DETROIT - General Electric Capital has filed a federal lawsuit against Detroit Public Schools over a lease for Apple computers, according to the Chicago Tribune.

The company says DPS missed a payment of $254,000 in May. That charge is up to $280,000 including late fees, the Tribune reported.

Chicago Tribune, "Detroit schools get an 'F' in computer deal," Aug. 21, 2008

Michigan Education Digest, "Vendors won't send DPS textbooks," Aug. 19, 2008

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