Rajen Sheth (Head of Chromebook work for business and education) has announced that Google will supply 27,000 chromebooks to schools in Iowa, Illinois and South Carolina states of USA. Rajen has also announced that hundreds of schools across 41 states have atleast one classroom fitted with chromebooks.
"This is the right device for student learning," said Bryan Weinert, technology coordinator for the Leyden Community High School District in Illinois. "We plan to deploy 3,500 to students next year. Every single student will be issued a Chromebook they can use at school and at home."
This is the first major sale of Chromebooks to educational institutions in USA, with 19,000 chromebooks going to Richland School District Two in South Carolina.