The new iPad could be an educational platform for the US and Canada

We’ve seen Apple’s iPad mini come and go before, and now the company is bringing back a similar device that’s meant to take a page from the iPad mini’s playbook.In a statement to The Verge, Apple has said the new iPad Pro is “designed for teaching, learning and collaboration.”It also promises that it’s “built to …

Texas school system to spend $100 million to replace classroom and library books

By JOSHUA ROBERTSSON The Associated PressTexas is set to spend an estimated $100,000 on replacement textbooks, equipment and books to replace books that were damaged during Hurricane Harvey.The Houston Independent School District announced Monday that it would purchase textbooks from a Texas-based company and use the money to replace more than 1,400 books.The district plans …