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As many areas in America are rapidly losing funding for technological advances in education, we as educators have to be innovative. The Republic of Macedonia is utilizing Edubuntu in all primary and secondary schools for a program titled Computer for Every Child which started in 2008. Open Source Software (OSS) could be the answer in providing lower socio economic schools a competitive edge to continue to compete for a technological standpoint. OSS is software developed in a collaborative and public environment. OSS is freely available software that is generally under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL). With this license there is never a charge however any modifications must follow the associated license with the software. This research is to provide an alternative solution to resource limited schools and ensure the competitiveness of American children as our society becomes more global.