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Purchases made through Toshiba Direct from November 28, 2014 through December 24, 2014 are eligible for return or exchange through January 15, 2015. Products, including laptops, netbooks, tablets, desktops, TV lamps, and accessories (batteries, remotes, Power adapters, etc), except those products specifically named as 'final sale' on the website, are eligible for refund or replacement. TAIS will not issue an RMA for a visual product to be returned for credit. All products eligible for return require a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number, which may be requested by calling 1-800-618-4444. To be considered for the holiday return period, an RMA request must be made no later than January 15, 2015 and all products qualified for return must be returned to TAIS within ten (10) days of customer receipt of the RMA number. The maximum TAIS will refund for items purchased through TAIS is the original purchase price of the product, less restocking fee, plus any related taxes. Original shipping and handling charges or similar fees and return shipping charges are not refundable. Returns made without an RMA number will be refused or returned to the Customer. All products with valid RMA authorization must be returned in original packaging and be in the same condition as Customer received them. Customer is responsible for shipping charges and risk of loss on all return shipments. Customer must use a reputable shipping carrier capable of providing proof of delivery, as well as properly packing and fully insuring the return shipment. Upon receipt of the returned product(s), TAIS will inspect the product to determine if the product has been opened, used, and whether it contains all parts included with the original shipment, and to confirm there was no modification, abuse or misuse of the product, or user negligence. TAIS may reject the return or deduct costs associated with: open packaging, missing parts, non original packaging, modification, abuse, misuse of the product or user negligence. While TAIS may issue an RMA for individual software packages represented by Customer as unopened, upon receipt and inspection any open packages will not be accepted for return/credit and will be returned to Customer.
Toshiba Introduces New Education Solution Program, A Complete Learning Solution for K-12 Education
Toshiba Introduces New Education Solution Program, A Complete Learning Solution for K-12 Education
Offering Delivers Complete Set of Resource Tools for Teachers, Parents and Students to Create a Learning Community in the Classroom and Beyond

IRVINE, Calif.—June 24, 2013—Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. today announced a new Education Solutions Program, a suite of software offerings for teachers, students, administrators and parents designed to address the needs of all the stakeholders in a student's education rather than focusing on fulfilling an individual requirement. The software available through the program addresses five key elements important to K-12 educational institutions: Creation, Collaboration, Investigation, Validation and Protection.

"Students, teachers and parents face evolving challenges in education, including new learning standards and legacy information management tools that aren't optimal," said Patrick Mani, vice president of B2B field sales, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division. "By identifying products designed to address the needs of all the stakeholders rather than focusing on any one individual requirement, we are able to use technology to motivate and excite students while validating that they are gaining the required knowledge that meet state and federal standards."

Create: Teacher and Student Tools for Building Ideas, Thoughts and Work
Microsoft® Office Home & Student 2013 includes the latest versions of the essential Office applications—Word®, Excel®, OneNote® and PowerPoint®—enabling students and teachers to create, work, plan and share more easily at home and at school. Developed specifically for education, Microsoft Office Home & Student is essential to equip students and teachers to be creative and productive.

Collaborate: Teacher, Student and Parent Tools That Create a Learning Community
Designed for whole-school and district-wide use, ePals Learn365™ offers a complete learning environment with the tools and resources educators can use to implement project-based learning and STEM-related educational experiences in their classrooms. Learn365 enables students to participate in authentic social learning experiences which develop digital literacy skills and prepare them for college and the modern workplace. The system is easy for administrators to deploy, manage and scale through robust integration with major SIS systems and control panels provide safety and privacy settings that ensure COPPA, CIPA, and FERPA compliance even as districts integrate popular services like Gmail and Google Drive. New enhancements also embed into Learn365 world-class projects and resources that align to Common Core and other state and national standards, and integrate classrooms from around the world through the ePals Global Community.

Investigate: Reinforce Learning through Self-study Tools
Highly detailed and interactive, SOLARO™ Study Guides feature an overview of all curriculum concepts and comprehensive practice question sets with full solutions for students to self-study and fully test their knowledge. The Bing™ search engine is also available for students to research and find information on any topic.

Validate: Curriculum-aligned Lessons, Activities and Exercises That Meet State Requirements
The SOLARO Validation Tool offers state-specific and Common Core standards-aligned lessons, activities and exercises that validate the evolving required learning standards for greater student success. It's designed for grades 3 through 12 and provides tens of thousands of lessons in mathematics, English language arts, science, biology, chemistry, physics and earth sciences. Teachers can create automatically-scored online or print practice assignments from SOLARO's database of standards-aligned questions with full solutions and students can practice and review anytime, anywhere through web and mobile access.

Protect: Secure Student Content, Ideas and Personal Information Online and Off
Norton™ Internet Security defends a school's digital community against viruses, malware, spyware or unauthorized access, protecting student assets, personal information and other school resources. The system uses multiple layers of security that work together to proactively block attacks and remove threats and all downloads, files and applications are checked before use.

The Toshiba Education Solution Program is ideal for Toshiba's line of tablets and ultrabooks, including Toshiba Excite® tablets and the new Portégé® Z10t Detachable Ultrabook™. Toshiba Excite tablets are durable, thin, stylish and perfect for the classroom. They feature HD AutoBrite® Displays, NVIDIA® Tegra™ 3 Super 4-PLUS-1™ Quad-core Processors, and run on Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean. The Portégé Z10t Detachable Ultrabook is an 11.6-inch Full HD, touchscreen display with digitizer and pen that connects to a detachable keyboard to become a feature-packed Ultrabook for greater versatility. Powered by the latest Intel® Core™ processors with vPro™ technology and equipped with all the ports needed for a "dongle free" environment, the Portégé Z10t delivers excellent speed and performance.

Toshiba will be demonstrating these solutions on its latest PCs and tablets at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference June 23-27, 2013 in San Antonio, TX.

The software applications can be purchased a la carte or bundled together on new Windows-based Toshiba PCs and tablets.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit

About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at

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