This school year, several Massachusetts high schools have introduced iPads to the classroom, moving away from heavy, expensive and dated textbooks and into the multimedia world of interactive videos and graphics. Three Catholic schools -- Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop Williams, and Sacred Heart -- have taken the plunge, issuing iPads to each student, and many other schools are closely watching the experiment. The tablet computers are expensive, but the schools believe they will be cheaper, and more current, than traditional textbooks.
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