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Apple kicks off education pricing for iPads to woo students, teachers, & schools

Apple now offers “education pricing” for all iPad models, including the iPad Air and iPad Mini, a move designed to push the tablet maker deeper into schools.

While Mac owners have long enjoyed education discounts, Apple’s tablet remained a full-price entertainment device for students and teachers. Apple’s promotion is nicely timed as the iPad increasingly grows as a tool used in schools for education purposes.

Still, the discounts aren’t exactly generous – they amount to just 5 – 6 percent off full price. The discounted iPad Air will cost students, teachers, and schools $469, while the iPad Mini starts at $379 — instead of $499 and $399 respectively.

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