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Obama wants printed books abolished in schools, defying student wishes

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First it was soft drinks and fatty cafeteria food the White House pushed out of the nation’s schools over the wishes of students. Now the president’s team is out to replace printed books with e-books, clashing again with students who like their inky companions. According to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, eliminating printed school books will save money and reduce the weight of student...