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June 10, 2019

EdSurge

It’s Game Over for the Institute of Play. But Its Legacy Lives On.

In an email sent last week, the New York-based nonprofit announced plans to close operations at the end of this summer. It wrote: “after long and careful consideration the Institute of Play’s board and executive staff have come to the difficult decision to wind down the organization.”

The news came as a surprise to educational game developers and researchers, many of whom credit the Institute of Play for supporting and growing the game-based learning industry.

Read the full story at EdSurge.


It’s Game Over for the Institute of Play. But Its Legacy Lives On.

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