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Tablets made for classroom emerge

Amplify loads its device with textbooks, lessons and more

11:43 PM, Mar. 6, 2013
Tablets, such as this Texas student's iPad, are showing up in more classrooms. Amplify has a teacher-controlled device now available.
Tablets, such as this Texas student's iPad, are showing up in more classrooms. Amplify has a teacher-controlled device now available.
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A New York-based educational technology startup on Wednesday releases the first tablet computer that could replace the contents of a student's backpack, introducing an Android-powered, touchscreen device designed for kids to use at home and school.

For sale only to schools for now, the Amplify Education Inc. tablet comes preloaded with virtually everything a student will encounter during the school day, including all the textbooks, lessons, tests and e-books he or she might be assigned.Teachers manage operation of devices

What's perhaps more significant, Amplify will give ...

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