Apple, talk present host Ellen DeGeneres, and former first girl Michelle Obama have teamed up to donate Macs and iPads to Randle Highlands Elementary School in Washington, D.C., a school with a excessive share of low-income students.

Apple, Ellen, and Michelle Obama Team Up to Donate Macs and iPads to Washington D.C. Elementary School" />                                            function getCookie(cname) {                         var name = cname + "=";                         var decodedCookie = decodeURIComponent(document.cookie);                         var ca = decodedCookie.split(';');                         for(var i = 0; i  The donation was part of day one of Ellen's "Greatest Night of Giveaways," which will continue to air on NBC for the next two nights.   31 comments           .front-under-extra-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } @media only screen  and (min-device-width : 768px)  and (max-device-width : 1024px)  and (orientation : portrait) { .front-under-extra-responsive { display: none !important; } }     if(hide_ads == false){ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); }     Top Rated Comments (View all)      CarlJ 3 days ago at 05:48 am This is a nice thing they're doing.  Waiting to see if the complaining crowd somehow finds a way to paint this as a bad thing. And sad that I've come to expect that here. Rating: 18 Votes        chucker23n1 3 days ago at 05:50 am Sounds good, but public schools shouldn't rely on private donations. It's a band-aid, not a fix. Rating: 13 Votes        Agit21 3 days ago at 06:09 am  Waiting to see if the complaining crowd somehow finds a way to paint this as a bad thing. And sad that I've come to expect that here.   Do you have to post a comment like this on every charity article? Rating: 7 Votes        ipponrg 3 days ago at 06:02 am  This is a nice thing they're doing.  Waiting to see if the complaining crowd somehow finds a way to paint this as a bad thing. And sad that I've come to expect that here.   Stop complaining about complainers! It sounds like you should stop visiting this forum section  It is nice that they are doing this. There should be more of this, and it doesn’t necessarily have to be with Apple products Rating: 5 Votes        CarlJ 2 days ago at 07:24 am Stop complaining about complainers!Stop complaining about people complaining about the complainers. Rating: 5 Votes        gixxerfool 3 days ago at 05:56 am Negative comments in 3...2...1... Rating: 4 Votes        guzhogi 3 days ago at 06:18 am  This is a nice thing they're doing.  Waiting to see if the complaining crowd somehow finds a way to paint this as a bad thing. And sad that I've come to expect that here.   Sounds good, but public schools shouldn't rely on private donations. It's a band-aid, not a fix.   I work in IT for a public school district. In 5 minutes of light thought, I see 3 issues with this: do they have the wireless & internet infrastructure to support this influx of technology?  Second, what's the replacement cycle for the Macs & iPads? Is there room in the school's/district's budget to replace them when they get old? Or will the students & staff have to use the iPads until the iPads die, and hope that some celebrity/company will buy them new ones?  Also, who provides the training, IT management, etc.?  Like I said, this is 5 minutes of light thought. Who knows what other problems will arise? [automerge]1576074155[/automerge]  Do you have to post a comment like this on every charity article?   I don't; I think that's it's a nice gesture. However, they only talk about the student/community facing aspect about it. I have to wonder if the behind-the-scenes infrastructure is supported, and how sustainable this is. Rating: 3 Votes        citysnaps 2 days ago at 07:39 am  I work in IT for a public school district. In 5 minutes of light thought, I see 3 issues with this: do they have the wireless & internet infrastructure to support this influx of technology?  Second, what's the replacement cycle for the Macs & iPads? Is there room in the school's/district's budget to replace them when they get old? Or will the students & staff have to use the iPads until the iPads die, and hope that some celebrity/company will buy them new ones?  Also, who provides the training, IT management, etc.?  Like I said, this is 5 minutes of light thought. Who knows what other problems will arise? [automerge]1576074155[/automerge]   I don't; I think that's it's a nice gesture. However, they only talk about the student/community facing aspect about it. I have to wonder if the behind-the-scenes infrastructure is supported, and how sustainable this is.   No worries. If internet isn’t available (doubtful) with sufficient bandwidth, Ellen’s $100,000 cash donation will certainly help address that.  I’m happy there are are people and organizations that step up. I recognize there are many who focus on the what could go wrong instead of the potential benefits and making it work. Good on those that aren’t stuck and move forward. Rating: 2 Votes        gleepskip 2 days ago at 07:53 am Have you considered working with Wounded Warriors, Tim? Rating: 2 Votes        oneMadRssn 2 days ago at 09:58 am Wouldn't something simpler like providing 3 healthy meals a day go much farther to helping low-income elementary school students? An iPad isn't going to help them learn when the reason they are underperforming academically is because of things happening outside of school connected to their poverty. Rating: 2 Votes   [ Read All Comments ]         Guides     iPhone  On the market for an iPhone? Here's a breakdown of all the currently shipping iPhones from Apple.      Night Mode (iPhone 11)  Night mode is an automatic setting which takes advantage of the new wide-angle camera that's in the ‌iPhone 11‌ and 11 Pro models. 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Apple’s donation contains iMacs for the school, a MacE-book Air for every trainer, and an iPad for every pupil. The school is also receiving a $100,000 cash donation and a new basketball courtroom from Ellen.

“Every little one deserves the alternative to create something that can change the world,” mentioned Apple CEO Tim Cook.


The donation was part of day one of Ellen’s “Greatest Night of Giveaways,” which will continue to air on NBC for the next two nights.