AT&T Awards $2.25 Million for Mobile Learning Platform

AT&T Awards $2.25 Million for Mobile Learning Platform

AT&T has announced a $2.25 million grant to Khan Academy in support of an enhanced mobile app that enables "anytime, anywhere" learning.

Awarded through AT&T Aspire, the company's $350 million initiative aimed at boosting the number of students who graduate from U.S. high schools ready for college and careers, the grant will be used to enhance Khan Academy's iPhone and iPad-compatible app, which provides access to more than a hundred and fifty thousand interactive, Common Core-aligned exercises, step-by-step hints for each question, and instant feedback. The enhanced app also will provide interactive exercise recommendations to match a student's learning level, and will store and track student progress so that past exercises can be accessed at any time and from virtually any location.

"Khan Academy's new app delivers a world-class education to students, whether they are at home, in the classroom, or on the go," said AT&T senior vice president for public affairs Charlene Lake. "Empowering students to succeed using technology, no matter who they are or where they live, is why AT&T Aspire supports tools and solutions that mobilize learning."