Reading and writing and ‘rithmatic . . . all to the tune of a KINDLE! Our local high school has opted to ditch books and give each student a Kindle instead. (Textbooks cost between $70-90 a pop–if each student has six or seven, getting a Kindle is a no-brainer).
You can read the article here.
The article says that parents can purchase insurance–something I would STRONGLY advise. What if a kid is pushed into a pool? LOL–a pool would ruin a book, too, but it will definitely kill a Kindle.
It’s going to be an interesting year of adjustment. 🙂