From the Shanghai Daily:
In the e-book era, local students will soon be reading digital textbooks.
The Shanghai Education Commission has set an ambitious plan to make all primary school grade one pupils use e-textbooks within five years.
The technology will be promoted to higher grades later, Ni Minjing, a Shanghai Education Commission official in charge of elementary education, told Shanghai Daily.
"Singapore and Korea have developed their digital textbooks through five-year plans," he said. "Shanghai, as a big metropolis in the world, should not lag behind.
You should read the whole article, but I find that last sentence very interesting. I don't know of any digital textbook pilot program in the US that works with elementary schools. What are we missing?