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Obama to students: ‘I want to see a tablet that is the same price as a textbook’

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At a North Carolina middle school Thursday afternoon, President Obama explained that he wanted cheaper tablet computers and high-tech classrooms for students.

“So, what we’re going to be able to do is get companies to compete to create affordable digital devices designed specifically for these new connected classrooms,” Obama explained. “I want to see a tablet that is the same price as a textbook.”

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