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Give every U.S. student an iPad (or two... or five)
There are roughly 49.8 million students in K-12 education in the U.S., with an additional 21.6 million students at college, according to the U.S. Dept. of Education.
Apple could, with its $137.1 billion cash pile, give every single K-12 and college student, an iPad—literally any iPad, including the top-of-the-range iPad (128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular) with Retina display at $929.
But it doesn't just stop there. Apple could in fact give every single K-12 and college student two of the most expensive iPads on offer. If it were the cheapest Apple tablet—the iPad mini (16GB, Wi-Fi only) at $329, those 71.4 million students could be given five iPad mini tablets in total, and Apple would still have a few billion dollars left in the bank.