Adobe’s support for the ConnectED Initiative by the President
Microsoft, Apple, Sprint and Verizon have been on the lead helping the president ensure that high speed broadband is available in schools and these companies have given away millions in order to help this cause which emphasizes the role of technology in today’s educational system. After too much contribution from these big names, now Adobe is following the lead too with bringing tons of software and educational resources for the children as well as their teachers.
This means that students across 15,000 US schools will get access Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements and there will be Adobe's Education Exchange, electronic signature software and presentation tech for distance learning for the teachers and school staff. The cost of all this commitment would mean that Adobe is spending about $300 million and it is not too much if we consider what the end result of this contribution will be. After all, nothing should be placed over the education of young children. Adobe clearly states that it aims to instill in children creative skills and having media-savvy kids interested in its production tools is just the beginning.
Virigina Tech Football Struggling with Penalties
The Virigina Tech Hokies -- who have been struggling with penalties in recent games -- are looking to rebound after two consecutive losses which brought their record down to 2-2. They will face the Western Michigan Broncos at home on Sept. 27.
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