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Google Play for Education Now Available for Chromebooks

Last November, Google launched Google Play for Education, a portal for teachers and schools to more easily buy Android apps, books and educational YouTube videos, and distribute them to their students. Initially focused only on tablets, Google Play for Education is now available for Chromebooks, TechCrunch reported.

Teachers can give students access to Android apps and Chrome apps, books and videos from a single site. On the Chrome OS side, Google Play for Education works very much like it did before. Apps are curated by a select group of teachers, for example. Educators also get access to Google’s bookstore for schools, where they can then rent or buy books for their students starting at $1 per student for 60 days of access.

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