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San Francisco middle schools receive historic gift

by Ana Tintocolis, California Report | Take Two®

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Mark Benioff of Salesforce.com attends the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 at San Francisco Design Center on September 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Steve Jennings/Getty Images

What would you do with a gift of $2.7 million dollars?

That was the question faced by San Francisco Middle Schools after Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff donated the amount to the district. He asked that the money go towards innovation, so the district will use half the money to beef up its tech infrastructure.

But officials are turning the rest into grant money to be given to principals across the city. From the California Report, Ana Tintocolis has the story.

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