Apple To Provide Pa. Educational Program

Kathy Boccella
Philadelphia Inquirer

Gov. Corbett announced Tuesday that Apple Inc. would provide a free online educational resource through iTunes that features courses and other programs, such as algebra 1, biology, and English language arts, the core-curriculum subjects that students must pass in order to graduate from high school.

In an appearance at Concord Elementary School in Garnet Valley, Corbett called Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U a “virtual one-stop shop of high quality information … all at the fingertips of Pennsylvania students.”

“To me, this is a game-changer,” he said before a roomful of students and educators, as well as acting Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq, who witnessed a quick demonstration of the program.

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