[caption id="attachment_125541" align="alignleft" width="150"] The total price per tablet is $214, which includes the cost for embedded content and content management software, protective cases, professional development for educators, and tech support.[/caption]

Amplify, a Brooklyn-based ed-tech company owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., has signed a contract with North Carolina’s Guilford County Schools to provide more than 20,000 tablet computers for students and teachers in what the company calls one of the largest rollouts of education tablets to date.

Amplify will provide 21,215 tablets to 24 GCS middle schools for...

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