Boston Globe school program switches from newsprint to Apple’s iPad

The Boston Globe announced this week that its Newspaper In Education program will provide Apple iPads with digital subscriptions to the publication in Massachusetts public schools,” AppleInsider reports.

“The newspaper’s pilot program will use $65,000 of vacation donation funds from Globe subscribers to buy 75 iPads and projectors,” AppleInsider reports. “A total of 50 of those will go to Boston Public Schools, while the remaining 25 will be provided to Stoneham High School.”

AppleInsider reports, “Each of the iPads will come paired with a digital subscription to BostonGlobe.com, and teachers will also be given an onsite tutorial in how to integrate Apple’s tablet into their classroom.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers "Dan K." and "lawrence" for the heads up.]