Apple offering price breaks for educators, college students

School isn’t quite out yet for many students, but Apple already is looking ahead to next year: The company is giving college students and educators at all grade levels a break on some of its products as the planning begins for 2011, CNET reports. The new promotion, which launched May 25 and runs until Sept. 7, will give college students, teachers of any grade, and parents shopping for their college-bound kids the opportunity to purchase a new Mac and get a free iPod Touch. In addition to the free iPod, students also can get educational pricing on the Mac, so there is a little savings there, too. Qualifying computers include the iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Pro. Build-to-order configurations of these models also qualify, but refurbished Macs are not eligible, according to the rules and conditions posted on Apple’s web site. While the offer specifically lists the iPod Touch, you can choose any iPod you want up to $199…

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