Google for Education tools can foster collaboration and benefi t learning on campus Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in North Carolina has undertaken an ambitious technology strategy across the institution to simplify the student experience, to increase access to technology for students regardless of socioeconomic status, and to enable access to multiple tools that students will use later in the workforce.These apps include Gmail as your email service provider and things like Google Docs, Spreadsheets and Presentations for content creation.Additionally, in K12 schools using Google Apps for Education, users do not see ads when they use Google search.One in fi ve devices shipped to U.S. students this year was a Chromebook built to access the Google platform, and over 70 of the top 100 universities in the U.S. have gone Google, including seven of the eight Ivy Leagues.We have over 40 million students, faculty and staff who use our Google Apps for Education platform.There are no advertisements in Google Apps for Education services--your data is not being scanned for ads, and we have no plans to change this in the future.Devin Regis: Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.Key to these initiatives has been implementing Google Apps for Education as part of an overall cloud strategy.We recently announced the new Drive for Education within Google Apps for Education, along with Vault for Education included at no cost.Here on the Google Apps for Education team we believe that open technology is the key to improving education.Device and content management are equally important to keep the total cost of ownership low and to allow IT teams to effi ciently and effectively manage all the different elements, from network to applications to devices.