Tagged: apple

Nettleton Schools To Spend $1 Million On Laptops to Students

by Mark Friedman 3/10/2014 12:00 am

The Nettleton School District in Jonesboro said it will spend $1 million during the next four years to provide its students with Apple laptops.

ASU Herald Says iPads for Freshmen Getting 'Mixed Reviews'

by Lance Turner 9/10/2013 03:33 pm

Arkansas State University's move to require freshmen to purchase iPads for use in its first-year "Making Connections" classes is getting mixed reviews from students, according to the Jonesboro campus' student newspaper.

Apple Adds to Improved Consumer Confidence (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Consumer spending is 70 percent of the U.S. economy. We've noted that impressive figure in previous columns, but it is worth repeating because it provides a real sense of inclusion for Arkansas consumers. What it should mean to each of us is our individual purchases help make up the overall economic vitality of our state and nation. We are players in the economic equation. Sometimes it just doesn't feel like it.