Boosting STEM Education, Facebook Starts Christmas Early With Laptops for Schools

The social giant doles out hardware to Bay Area schools in need of tech help.
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EA Founder Trip Hawkins Teases New Education Startup, Predicts Intense Disruption in Living Room

And Apple isn’t even one of his Top 5 candidates to win that disruption.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: BlackBerry Is Just Resting, and YouTube Goes Mobile First

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Co.Lab Accelerator Gives Its First Class a Lesson in Pitching Educational Games

The nonprofit partnership between Zynga.org and the NewSchools Venture Fund welcomes its first class.
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AllThingsD Week In Review: $TWTR, More NSA Drama and the “Dark Web”

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Schools Complain iOS 7 Upgrade Stripped Filters From Students’ iPads

In some cases, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system removes the safety measures set by school administrators. Apple is working on a fix.
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Code Alert: Tynker Wants to Teach Your Child to Tinker With Tech

A “learn to code” platform for youngsters in third through eighth grade tries to teach kids how to think like a programmer.
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When a Teacher Is Two Feet Tall

Scientists raised on “The Jetsons” and “Astro Boy” have theorized for decades that robots would make the perfect helper and companion. Now a handful of public schools in the U.S. are putting that idea to the test.

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Microsoft Backs School Privacy Bill Taking Aim at Google

Massachusetts lawmakers could soon consider a bill that would restrict the commercial use of data gathered while children use computers at public schools.

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