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Unformatted text preview: Selita Jenkins Eng 111 31 Ms. Bowen March 24, 2010 Summary Zach Miners wrote the article, A Kindle for Every Student on the U.S. News & Report Online. He tells about a reform group that wants a kindle in every students hand, but then it tells about those who disagree with this idea. Miners define the kindle as a portable device developed by Amazon.com so that people can download and read books. Zach Miners starts by telling about the Democratic Leadership Council who want people to believe that the kindles are the only way to fix the education system in America. They argue that we shouldnt wait to achieve that each student has a kindle in their hands. This group suggests for a pilot program that the government supply 400,000 K-12 students with E-reading devices. If this program is a success then the program would include the entire student population within four years. Then Miners tells about Thomas Z. Freedman, the author of a paper, titled "Kindle in every backpack" that says how "For less money than is spent...
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