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Tablets in the classroom could save schools $3b a year

AllThingsD :: A group of publishers and tech companies gathered in Washington today to talk about getting digital textbooks into U.S. classrooms. The gathering, convened by the FCC and the Department of Education, included everyone from Apple to Intel to McGraw-Hill, and it was premised on the idea that digitizing classrooms is a good thing. And for argument’s sake, let’s say it is. But not because doing so will save schools much money. At least not anytime soon. Here’s a report from the FCC that compares costs, per student, for a traditional classroom and one that uses tablets.

Continue to read Peter Kafka, allthingsd.com

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