Apple details how its $100 million pledge to Obama’s ConnectED will help schools

By Chris Welch

Earlier this year, Apple pledged $100 million to President Obama’s ConnectED program, an initiative that aims to bring reliable, high-speed broadband to 99 percent of schools across the United States. And today the company published a new website that gives the full details on where that money is headed. Apple’s grants will be distributed to 114 schools located in 29 states.

Every student at participating schools will receive an iPad, with teachers and administrators also given Macs and Apple TV set-top boxes for classroom use. “A lack of equal access to technology and knowledge puts entire communities and populations of students at a disadvantage, especially minorities,” reads the new site outlining Apple’s contribution. “We want to do…

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Source:: Verge