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How can technology be leveraged to deliver a world-class education affordably to students in developing countries? That's the question a new competition asks, and the best idea will earn $10,000 for its creator.

Many school-age children in developing countries need access to educational opportunities, and the publication The Economist and InnoCentive Inc. have turned to "crowdsourcing"...

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