While the amount of technology school boards and administrators purchase increase with each passing year, the amount allotted for professional development for the teachers intended to use the technology has decreased or is non-existent.
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ZME ScienceHow Robot Technology is Helping Blind People NavigateWall Street Journal (blog)So sophisticated technology has to be created to enable them to navigate round obstacles and to track their position.
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Group says it diverted $500,000 to various charities in attack driven by anger at Bradley Manning case (RT @eduardomuriel: Un grupo de hackers desvía 500.000 $ de una empresa de seguridad a organizaciones benéficas