Educational Technology

May 29, 2011

Educators, business team up to bridge student “digital divide”

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

By Maureen Magee, San Diego Union-Tribune

Fallbrook High student Jessica Cruz, 18, carries the computer she just received for free as part of the Computers 4SD Kids distribution Wednesday on Miramar Road. San Marcos Elementary School fourth-grader Josue Lopez admits he is a little jealous of kids who can play computer games and work on digital classroom assignments from their homes. All that changed on Wednesday, when Josue and his father picked up the family’s first computer — along with free Internet access — under a program designed to bridge the so-called digital divide among schoolchildren.

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