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Proposed Video-Game School Gets $1.1 Million Boost

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Proposed Video-Game School Gets $1.1 Million Boost

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Proposed Video-Game School Gets $1.1 Million Boost

Proposed Video-Game School Gets $1.1 Million Boost

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The MacArthur Foundation board announced Thursday it will fund a $1.1 million grant for a brand new middle- and high school in New York. The curriculum revolves around teaching kids to make video games.

The MacArthur Foundation says video games and the dynamic systems they use will be key to information management in the future.

Heather Chaplin reports on the new idea of gaming literacy.

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