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September 28, 2010

Japanese elementary schools to pilot digital textbooks

10 elementary schools will give all their under-12 pupils tablet PCs under a "future school" project. Classrooms will also be equipped with interactive electronic blackboards starting as early as next month.

Despite its status as a high-tech pioneer, Japan is behind South Korea, Singapore, and Britain in IT use in education.

Reported by: Russell Willis

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