Amazon Wins $30 Million Contract to Sell E-Books to New York City Schools

Oh this is so exciting; I just had to share it with our readers.  Amazon has cut a deal with NY schools to provide ebooks for their students.  The schools will pay for the ebook readers (which I think they have already) and buy ebooks from Amazon for the kids to enjoy which means...another venue for ebook authors to sell more books on Amazon.

According to the article, Amazon won a $30 million deal yesterday to provide ebooks to New York City public schools, according to The Wall Street Journal.

New York’s Panel for Education Policy voted in favor of the three-year deal with the Department of Education, which will go into effect in the next school year.

Read the rest of the story at Digital Book World.
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