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Apple Courting Schools with Trips to Silicon Valley

Minnesota School Spends $1.2 Million After Visit

This New York Times article explores the tablet maker’s sales methods in the education market. The article focuses on an Apple program that invites select educators to Cupertino to sit in on “executive briefings”. Participants seem to thoroughly enjoy the experience, but critics warn that the practice may not have students’ best interests in mind.

Two schools featured in the story end up buying Apple products, including one school in Minnesota that spends $1.2 million for 1,700 iPads. We would love to get your thoughts on this issue.