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Apple giving old iPads to Teach for America teachers

When people upgrade from the iPad to the iPad 2, and soon from the iPad 2 to the iPad 3, where do the previous-gen iPads go? Yes, there are plenty of trade-in programs out there that will throw you a couple bones for your used tablet, but what if you could actually help people when upgrading and getting rid of your old iPad? Apple invited iPad 2 upgraders to donate their iPads to Teach for America.

Teach for America places recent grads into low-income public schools all over the country. From the people I know who have been a part of Teach for America, they all say it’s a rewarding but extremely challenging experience. Teachers get just five weeks of training before they’re put into classrooms in some of the roughest public schools in the country. Continue reading

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