A federally funded research center to be introduced Jan. 25 is intended to bring digital innovations into classrooms and museums, reports the New York Times. More than a decade ago, Lawrence K. Grossman, former president of both NBC News and PBS, and Newton N. Minow, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, were asked by several foundations to explore how nonprofits such as schools, libraries, and museums could tap into emerging digital technologies. Their bold recommendation in 2001 was to set up a multibillion-dollar trust that would act as a “
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