Ill. district approves purchase of Google Chromebooks, tablets

03/24/2013 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

An Illinois district is moving closer to providing one device per child with the approval of $327,000 in new classroom technology, including Google Chromebooks, Nexus 7 Tablets and other devices. However, Jake Conway, an eighth-grader in the district, questions the purchase, saying the majority of students he sees are using their own devices -- not those issued by the school.

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