Palm Awards $2.3 Million in Technology Grants to U.S. K-12 Schools and Colleges

July 30, 2001

In its second round of grants from the Palm Education Pioneer (PEP) program, Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM) today announces it is awarding $2.3 million in Palm(TM) handheld units to elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities to enable innovative teaching and learning, and to gain insight into how handheld computers affect teaching and learning. This research will help determine best practices for integrating handhelds into curriculum and teacher training. Palm named the grant recipients on the opening day of the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) here at McCormick Place.