26 Sep '11, 6pm

Apple Donates iPads to Teach for America

Apple Donates iPads to Teach for America

Apple donated thousands of first-generation iPads, turned in by customers upgrading to the iPad 2, to 9,000 Teach for America Corps members. Photo: Flickr/rahego Used first-generation iPads still fetch a fair price on the market – on electronic buy-back sites like Gazelle or for store credit at Amazon and Apple . But Apple recently found a more altruistic way to reuse a number of first-generation iPads turned in by customers when they upgraded to the iPad 2. According to Fortune , the tech giant just donated thousands of iPads to members of the Teach for America Corps program, which places recent college graduates in teaching positions in the nation’s most impoverished public schools. Apple launched the program this spring with the introduction of the iPad 2, inviting owners of working, but unwanted first-generation iPads to donate the tablets to teachers in low-income com...

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