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January 04, 2013

Are E-Readers on Their Way Out? Already?

Shrinking sales projects raise the specter of e-readers losing relevance and market share.

August 18, 2012

Should Your School Replace Textbooks With E-Readers?

This February, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan challenged the nation to transition to digital textbooksin the next five years. Only a month prior, Apple announced the ever so controversial iBooks 2 for iPad, which partnered the biggest leaders in publishing, put textbook writing in the hands of many, and drove down the cost of classroom reading (with the exception of the cost of the iPad). As the shift to digital picks up momentum, administrators and educators have rushed to adopt 1:1 programs with iPads, Chromebooks, and netbooks. Yet, what about e-readers?

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