Apple is joining in with President Obama’s initiative to get students connected to high-speed internet, called ConnectED, donating $100 million in iPads, computers, and other equiptment. Apple joins a group of compnaies that include Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and Microsoft in donating $750 million towards improving the internet in public schools. Currently, 70% of students in the U.S. are without access to high-speed internet in the classrooms. The President wants to change that, wanting to give 99% of students in U.S. sc
hools access to high-speed internet in the next five years, according to the Associated Press:
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