As “part of a public service program Apple initiated last spring with the launch of the iPad 2… owners of first-generation iPads who had no use for them were invited to donate the devices to teachers in low-income communities,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.
“It’s not clear how many units Apple collected, but in August every Teach for America corps member — more than 9,000 in 38 states — was offered a free iPad 1,” P.E.D. reports. “Teach for America has a connection with Apple through Steve Jobs’ family. His wife, Laurene Powell, sits on its board of directors.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]