iPads, Macs and Apple TVs headed to 114 schools as part of $100 million ConnectED grant

By Shawn Knight
Oct 28, 2014
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  1. Regardless of where you stand on politics, it's hard not to see the good in President Obama's ConnectED program. First unveiled in June 2013, the initiative aims to deliver high-speed broadband to 99 percent of schools across the US over...

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  2. JohnCB

    JohnCB TS Booster Posts: 118   +62

    Smart business move
  3. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,078   +330

    Wow I see these school still haven't learned.

    These students will be far better off with laptops than ipads where they can do actual work.

    It seems even the schools fall prey to the sheepish nonsense going on in the consumer market.

    Guess who suffers the children!!
  4. SLambdaddy

    SLambdaddy TS Rookie

    How many schools could have received books for $100 million? I wonder how many of our government officials own Apple stock.
  5. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    You underestimate your readers. :)
  6. If they went with android tablets or cheaper alternatives to apple tv they could had expended a lot less. Is expending more that you could a USA goverment principle or what?.
  7. And the taxpayers suffer...Obama did it again.
  8. Nobina

    Nobina TS Evangelist Posts: 805   +270

    These kids will never know what pen and paper looks like. And why the hell do you need iPads? They are just dumbing down these kids with technology no wonder they are so retarded these days.

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