Thursday December 5, 2019

Irish firm wins deal to improve literacy of US kids

1st December, 2019
Patricia Scanlon, founder of Soapbox Labs

Soapbox Labs, an Irish start-up specialising in child-specific voice technology, has been chosen by The Florida Center for Reading Research, as part of a $30 million educational programme to develop next-generation literacy learning assessments to raise literacy rates among children.

The $30 million project, Reach Every Reader, supported by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his paediatrician wife Priscilla Chan, will partner Soapbox with Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as part of a...

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