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Pilot Programs Narrow Technology Gap for at Risk Students in Chicago Area Preschools

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February 19, 2013
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Chicago Public Schools video reveals visual proof of the benefits of tablet technology in preschool. Administrators and teachers at three area schools discuss results of iStartSmart pilot programs.


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