Ynetnews reports on a new “laptop for every palestinian child” project:
An American organization has requested Israel’s assistance in a new initiative similar to the Israeli “computer for every child” project. The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP), an organization committed to the welfare of the Palestinian people, asked that the State help transfer around 1,000 laptop computers to the West Bank city of Ramallah.
The project is led by Nick Negroponte, brother of US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte, former director of national intelligence. Its goal is to provide Palestinian students with tools that will help improve thought and independent study, in order to better their learning achievements and the status of their teachers.
While the money would be better spent on new textbooks devoid of anti-Israel incitement, at least it beats the “hammer for every palestinian child” project.
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