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On a tablet, e-textbooks can be updated instantly to get new editions or information.

Schools will not have to constantly purchase new hardware, software, or new physical copies of textbooks. Speaking at Mooresville Middle School, NC, President Obama said, “I want to see more apps that can be instantly updated with academic content the day it’s available, so you don’t have old, outdated textbooks with student names still in them from years ago. These are the tools that our children deserve.” [93] Tablets are especially beneficial for subjects that constantly change, such as biology or computer science. [6]

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