Microsoft is now offering special pricing on Surface RT directly to schools and universities for a limited time between June 17, 2013 and August 31, 2013. The Microsoft Surface for education offer is available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States (including Puerto Rico).
Under this special offer, K–12 and Higher Education institutions can get the following models of Surface RT, starting at US$199.
• Surface RT (32 GB) for $199 USD (Estimated Retail Price is $499 USD)
• Surface RT (32 GB) Touch Keyboard Cover for $249 USD (Estimated Retail Price is $599)
• Surface RT (32 GB) Type Keyboard Cover for $289 USD (Estimated Retail Price is $629)
While the Surface RT includes Office, Microsoft is also offering Office 365 for free to educational institutions worldwide.
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