updated 11:45 pm EDT, Mon March 14, 2011
iPads to be given to low-income-district teachers
Apple's retail store main page now features the iPad 2, but right alongside it is a solicitation for buyers to donate their "old" iPad by bringing them into their nearest Apple retail, whereupon the company will donate them to Teach For America, who in turn will provide it to a teacher in a low-income district.
There is no mention on either Apple's site or the Teach For America site about any tax deduction that might come from such a donation, but Teach For America is a 501(c)(3) corporation and all direct donations to it are tax-deductible. Readers who are interested in donating their first-generation iPads should call their nearest Apple retail store to get specific details.