[caption id="attachment_67999" align="alignleft" width="183" caption="In encouraging a move toward electronic textbooks, West Virginia joins other states such as Florida, Texas, and Indiana."][/caption]

The West Virginia Board of Education has suggested that all schools in the state start taking steps toward electronic textbooks and dependable ed-tech infrastructure for the future, state education department spokeswoman Liza Cordeiro said.

The state board of education recently implemented a two-year hiatus on the purchase of social studies textbooks, Cordeiro said. The money allocated for the books, roughly $36 million, instead will be spent on ed-tech infrastructure...

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