The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education.

1. The unholy alliance against online learning (Bloomberg)

2. iPads in education: Where’s the money coming from? (Macworld)

3. Engaging children with the siren call of the app (NYT)

4. In digital textbook transition, device availability is just the beginning (GigaOM)

5. Competency-based schools embrace digital learning (Education Week)