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Willmar, Minn., Senior High has seen major changes due to iPads


WILLMAR — The social studies department at Willmar Senior High makes about 3,000 copies a month now. A year ago, that number was 20,000.

The primary reason for that 85 percent drop? iPads.

Willmar started the school year by issuing an Apple iPad tablet computer to every junior and senior in the school.

The district went from a half dozen iPads a couple years ago to more than 1,700 across the district this year.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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