WHICH VERSION OF THE IPAD WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO STUDENTS?  WILL THE IPADS BE BRAND NEW, OR USED? 

The iPad (4th generation) Wifi, 16GB, with no cellular 3G. The latest version of iOS (currently iOS 7) is installed on all of the iPads.  The iPads provided through Option 1 will be brand new.  If you elect to provide your own iPad through Option 2, you are welcome to purchase a new or refurbished iPad.  Apple has various options for refurbished iPads which was discussed here.  The iPads provide for in-school use only through Option 3 will be used iPad 2’s.

CAN I ELECT TO USE AN IPAD MINI AS PART OF OPTION 1?

Through Option 1, where you are paying the district to use an iPad leased through the school, no you cannot choose to use an iPad mini.  The district has entered into a leasing agreement with Apple for the full-sized iPad only.  You can elect to provide your own iPad mini through Option 2, but the full-sized iPad is recommended for all students.

Source: MURSDipad.info

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