Microsoft Donates $1 Billion to Assist Colleges Purchase Below-$300 PCs



President Barack Obama’s ConnectED initiative, which seeks to provide 99% of American students with high-speed Internet and improved educational technology, just got a big boost. Microsoft announced its plans to donate $ 1 billion as part of the ConnectED initiative to help schools purchase computers at steeply discounted rates

Microsoft Education’s Chief Technology Officer Cameron Evans told CNET that educational technology still has a long way to go.

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“As much technology as we’ve brought into schools in the last 30 years, there hasn’t been significant change,” Evans said. Read more…

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