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Apple was once a force in education technology. Today, it falls a distant third in U.S. schools, behind Google’s popular Chrome OS devices and Microsoft’s Windows devices. But Apple is trying to turn all that around.

This week, the company announced a new $299 iPad aimed at schools along with a bevy of other education products. What should we make of this new effort by Apple? And will it be enough for it to reclaim lost ground in ed tech?

GeekWire’s Todd Bishop poses those questions to contributing writer and education tech expert Frank Catalano on this episode of our Geared Up podcast. Listen in the player below or subscribe to the GeekWire Podcast in your favorite podcast app.

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