A lighter load in the backpack: NY school on vanguard of trend toward all-digital textbooks

  • by: JIM FITZGERALD , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 22, 2013 - 10:30 AM

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — At Archbishop Stepinac High School, the backpacks got a whole lot lighter this year because nearly every book — from freshman biology to senior calculus — is now digital, accessible on students' laptops and tablets.

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