So who said Apple doesn’t do its part in giving back to the community?
This week, Apple has started sending out applications/invitations for the $100 Million Education Program it is carrying out in line with the White House’s ConnectED initiative. This initiative was announced by the Obama administration in 2013, with goal of enriching “K-12 education for every student in America. ConnectED empowers teachers with the best technology and the training to make the most of it, and empowers students through individualized learning and rich, digital content.”
It is already known that Apple products are being used in schools across the country. Actually, Apple has the most products used in schools. With the $100 Million Education Program, there will be even more Apple devices available for students to use for educational purposes.
Based on a report by The Washington Post, here’s a snippet from the invitation that Apple sent out to schools:
“We are looking to partner with schools that share our vision of using technology to transform education. If a school is selected, we will provide it with Apple products, education content and wireless infrastructure, and we will work closely with teachers to further their professional development.”
So, more than providing Apple products, there will be support in terms of content and connectivity, which is sure to improve the educational experience of students whose schools are selected. Applications will be accepted until June 20, 2014.
Here’s a “Good on you!”, Apple.