“President Obama on Tuesday gave his 2014 State of the Union Address to the American people,” Jim Dalrymple reports for The Loop.
“In it, he praised a number of technology companies, including Apple, for helping with his ConnectED program, which aims to connect 99 percent of schools to the Internet via high speed connections,” Dalrymple reports. “‘We are proud to join President Obama in this historic initiative to transform America’s schools,’ Apple said in a statement provided to The Loop. ‘Apple has a long history in education, and we have pledged to contribute MacBooks, iPads, software and our expertise to support the ConnectED project. We look forward to announcing more details with the White House soon.'”
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