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State Educators Applaud No Child Left Offline Initiative To Expand Technology In The ClassroomAs part of his No Child Left Offline initiative, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has created a task force which he said recommends the expansion of technology in the classroom.
Community Corner: Nonprofits Serving Bay Area Elderly Get BoostSeveral Bay Area community projects will get some help in their efforts to serve their elderly neighbors thanks to $10,000 in grants awarded by Coming of Age Bay Area.
Google Exec Says 2 Billion Lack Internet AccessGoogle’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Tuesday warned that vast numbers of the world’s population are missing out on the advantages brought by the Internet.
Oakland Campaign Brings Internet Access To Seniors, Low-Income FamiliesA campaign launched in Oakland Thursday looks to close the digital divide by getting more low-income families and seniors hooked up to the Internet.
Oakland Charter School Tackles The Digital DivideArise High School, a charter school in Oakland’s Fruitvale District, received routers and wireless adapters from Cisco Systems as a donation to tackle the digital divide.
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