The Obama administration will today announce the creation of a "hub" to connect tech companies with schools as part of the "ConnectED" plan, and also launch a new effort to connect more Indian schools with high-speed Internet.
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May 28, 2014
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May 27, 2014
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May 14, 2014
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May 12, 2014
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April 18, 2014
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April 10, 2014
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April 04, 2014
Researchers at West Chester University found that elementary students showed lower comprehension levels when reading on iPads versus traditional print materials.