Students May Get Recycled Computers

A Texas school district is looking at awarding needy students with their surplus computers which used to fetch the school district only pennies on the dollar at sales and sometimes actually cost them to have hauled away. These computers will include a linux operating system as well as open source word processing and photo manipulation software and a few games. The district also plans to use some of the surplus computers to build a technology lab for an after school program which will include classes that focus on computer hardware.

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