CHICAGO (AP) — Apple is hoping to return to the head of the class in the competition to get high-tech products into U.S. classrooms.
The trend-setting company is expected to provide more details about its renewed emphasis on education Tuesday at a Chicago high school. The curriculum may include a lower-priced iPad and a variety of services tailored for students ranging from kindergarten through high school.READ MORE: Texas Lawmakers Debating Redistricting As Third Special Session Begins At State Capitol
Apple is trying to regain ground lost to rivals Google and Microsoft during the past few years.READ MORE: A Closer Look At 4 Drugs Used To Treat COVID-19; What Really Works?
Google has emerged as the education leader in the U.S. market, thanks largely to laptop computers running on its Chrome software. Some of those so-called Chromebooks sell for $200 to $250 while the cheapest iPad currently costs $329.
An even-lower priced iPad could help Apple teach Google a lesson.MORE NEWS: Border Patrol Agents Find Migrants Using Storm Drain To Enter Texas Illegally
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