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COVID-19 made Khan Academy Kids vital for parents. Now it faces a cash crunch

COVID-19 made Khan Academy Kids vital for parents. Now it faces a cash crunch

By: Jared Newman
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
The free education app for young children has boomed during the pandemic—but so have its costs.
Pizza Hut is giving away one free medium pizza to all 2020 graduates

Pizza Hut is giving away one free medium pizza to all 2020 graduates

By: Tess Klein
Source: WTMJ-TV NBC Milwaukee
Date of Publication: May 25th, 2020
Pizza Hut is celebrating 2020 graduates the best way they know how. Diploma/degree earning individuals are eligible for one free one topping medium pizza through Thursday.
Altice USA Brings Free Broadband to K-12 and College Students During Coronavirus Pandemic

Altice USA Brings Free Broadband to K-12 and College Students During Coronavirus Pandemic

Source: Altice USA
Date of Publication: March 13th, 2020
Altice USA has taken several steps to ensure that Americans within the communities we serve have reliable access to high-speed broadband connectivity to keep them connected to the people, information, and resources they rely on.
How COVID-19 is reversing economies of scale

How COVID-19 is reversing economies of scale

By: Kevin Maney
Source: strategy+business
Date of Publication: May 7th, 2020
Technology was already pushing mass markets and production to become more personalized and distributed, and the novel coronavirus is accelerating the shift.
Zoom Taps Oracle to Keep Schools Teaching, Businesses Running, Friends and Family Connected

Zoom Taps Oracle to Keep Schools Teaching, Businesses Running, Friends and Family Connected

By: Barb Darrow
Source: Oracle
Date of Publication: April 28th, 2020
Zoom, with Oracle as a new cloud partner, has made it much easier for people to continue taking part in common daily activities—from attending business meetings and school classes to practicing yoga—and yes, cocktailing—in the face of this threat, where social distancing is key. In some venues, Zoom is even being used to try civil and criminal cases.
At Home Resources for Kids and Families During Coronavirus 2020 _ HarperKids

At Home Resources for Kids and Families During Coronavirus 2020

By: HarperKids
Source: HarperCollins
Date of Publication: May 1st, 2020
We’ve compiled a running list of resources from around the internet for kids and their parents to help make the coming days a little more fun, hopeful, and educational for us all. We’ll add more links as we find them, so check back often!