​Students Win Verizon Challenge for App Targeting Dyslexia

YOUNG PROBLEMSOLVERS: It all started with a 14-year-old’s science project. At Rice Middle School in Plano, TX, seven 8th graders have proposed developing an app that would help dyslexic individuals read by personalizing changes, like size or color, of text. The app, “Mind Glass,” was one of eight national winners of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge. $20,000 will go to Rice Middle School, and the young innovators will have a chance to work with developers from the MIT Media Lab to build their app. More from The Dallas Morning News.

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