Steve Jobsâ€™ widow Laurene Powell Jobs has given $10 million for a virtual reality project to theÂ Washington Leadership Academy, a public charter school in the heart of Washington, D.C. The prize was one of ten such XQ Super School prizes awarded this year.
â€œThe prize money will be used in creating learning opportunities for public school students, attracting top talents in virtual reality technology,â€ Seth Andrew, co-founder of Washington Leadership Academy and founder of Democracy Prep Public Schools told Hypergrid Business. â€œAnd hire more teachers.â€
â€œWe will make classroom teaching more exciting for students and teachers by offering innovative curriculum tailored to the needs of each individual student,â€Â he added.
Watch a video about the Washington Leadership Academy below: