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In Burlington, free iPads from grade 6 up

Two years ago, Burlington High School began requiring each of its students to use an iPad for school work, putting the system at the forefront of a growing movement to bring more technology into the classroom. The project has since expanded to middle school and there are plans to assign iPads to younger students.

Patrick Larkin, assistant superintendent for learning in the Burlington public schools, answered questions about the project for the Globe.

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