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Apple's new iPad for students adds Pencil compatibility, more education apps

Not much in the way of new hardware at Apple's education event.

Apple iPad for students

Apple iPad

The cheapest iPad with Pencil compatibility now costs $299 if you're a student and $329 if you're not.


Right now, Google and its army of Chromebooks is winning the hardware game in U.S. schools. Its market share hovers around 60 percent, thanks in large part to its Education software platform and the availability of cheap hardware. That hasn’t stopped the competition from trying to

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