On a typical day, the only thing ninth-grader Jonah Warnick carries in his backpack is a binder, the St. Louis Tribune reports. That’s because at his school, North Davis Junior High in Clearfield, students often use online texts on iPads and netbooks. Textbooks still line classroom shelves, but, to students, they’re just one of many resources, not tomes to be pored over every night, hauled back and forth from home. “I love it,” Warnick said. “It’s a lot easier to organize stuff. Things are much easier to find.”

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