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Google Chromebooks: 17,000 South Dakota Students Sign On

Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows 8.1 launch will miss the back to school season. Google Chromebooks did not — at least not in the case of Sioux Falls, S.D. Indeed, the school district in South Dakota is deploying Chromebooks to 17,000 students. For channel partners, it’s the latest reminder that Google Apps plus the web-based notebooks could gain momentum in K-12 schools.