Educational Technology

May 27, 2010

Online literacy seen as a family affair

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Blanca Gonzalez, UNION-TRIBUNE

A San Diego organization seeking to bridge the digital divide one child at a time has started a partnership with the San Diego Public Library to get more computers to low-income families while improving computer literacy citywide. Computers 2 San Diego Kids, known as C2SDK, refurbishes used computers and distributes them to eligible families at little or no cost to the recipients. The program, which has distributed more than 10,000 computers since its inception in 2004, is expected to hand out at least 3,000 more this year and eventually reach a goal of distributing 6,000 annually.

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