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An education startup figured out how to teach 2nd graders about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

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Given all the craziness swirling in this year’s presidential election, a teacher’s first reaction might be to shield their students from the horse race.

Matt Gross would like them to ignore that impulse.

Gross, the founder and CEO of the 3-year-old education startup Newsela, has developed a reading platform that lets teachers assign articles for kids to read at any reading level on their electronic devices.

No matter how strong or weak the reader is, Newsela, a service already in 75% of US classrooms, can adjust the digital text to match the child’s abilities, potentially boosting comprehension. In the run-up to read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com