White House office studies benefits of video games

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Short version: The White House has an Office of Science and Technology Policy. Since September, Constance Steinkuehler has been a senior policy analyst for this office, where she's shaping the Obama administration's policies around games that improve health, education, civic engagement and the environment, among other areas.

Longer story - with pictures!

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/story/2012-01-26/edcuational-video-games-white-house/52908052/1

This is great news! I've met Constance, and IMO she is perfect for the job. I'm also thrilled that the President is doing some serious investigation in this area.

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