Back in July, last year, President Obama announced the ConnectED initiative which was aimed at connecting all schools to the digital age. The ConnectED initiative seeks to connect schools and libraries to next-generation high-capacity broadband and to provide high-capacity wireless connectivity within those schools and libraries within five years.
And as part of its participation in President Barack Obama's ConnectED technology in education program, Apple is giving its latest hardware, as well as services and infrastructure, to 114 schools across the U.S. Here are some more details:
Apple is also partnering with educational software suppliers and with Wi-Fi service providers like AT&T and Sprint to connect classrooms to the Web. Apple's pledge to the initiative is said to be somewhere north of $100 million worth of products.