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Can Apple’s new textbook initiative save U.S. education?

Source: Washington Post
January 23, 2012
Apple recently announced a handful of new initiatives focused on making digital books more accessible in the classroom.

The company launched a new version of its iBooks (iBooks 2) iOS application for the iPhone and iPad app, which will offer highly interactive electronic textbooks, as well as a new textbook section in the iBookstore. It also debuted an updated version of its education-based service iTunes U, which gives teachers the ability to do much more than create lectures for download.

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