Districts shift to digital reading

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Local school districts are embracing technology and ditching traditional textbooks. Beech Grove City Schools is among the districts phasing in thousands of tablet computers. The system is ordering 3,000 Android tablets for every student. Meanwhile, Center Grove next week will receive a visit from the Digital Bookmobile, an 18-wheel tractor-trailer that teaches students how to download eBooks and audio books as well as use iPhones, iPads and tablets.

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