Washington Post‘s Emma Brown, reports that students at the one-month-old D.C. charter school, Washington Leadership Academy, have won $10 million towards building virtual reality technology that will change the future of their education. Students will be attempting to redesign their school through new technology projects, including one that will create hologram teachers. The funding gives this brand new charter school opportunities unmatched in cities across the country.
“The ideas that rose to the top, Ali said, were those that didn’t allow customs to dictate how schools would use time or space. They are “beacons of what’s possible. They will, I believe, excite the nation.”