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President Obama Kicks Off Educational Video Game Challenge (RunDLC)

President Obama announced today the launch of the National STEM Video Game Challenge at a White House event as part of the national “Educate to Innovate” campaign. The Challenge aims to motivate interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning by tapping into students’ natural passion for playing and making video games. The first annual competition is being held by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media in partnership with sponsors AMD Foundation, Entertainment Software Association and Microsoft. Founding outreach partners include the American Library Association, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, The International Game Developers Association and BrainPOP.

John Artest (RunDLC)

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TheDCD2527d ago

Let's hope this pays off.

Buff10442527d ago

He's the first Pres to actually take a great interest in games instead of just condemning them.