Lacey Township School District Technology Initiatives
Google Apps for Education is many things.  It is a suite of productivity apps, such as a Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation, and more.  It is email, contact management, and calendaring.  It is expandable to many third party applications, so if you have a special need, you can find an app to solve it.  It is web based and sharable which fosters collaboration and organization.  It is also designed to work best on Google Chrome and Chromebooks, however any operating system or browser can be used for the core features. 

Intro to Google Apps for Education