Aboriginal kids get free laptops to fight illiteracy


In hopes of combating illiteracy and truancy, about 2,000 low-cost laptops from the nonprofit One Laptop Per Child initiative have been delivered to three schools in Aboriginal communities in Australia, where illiteracy often can be multi-generational, Reuters reports. Soon after getting one of the small green laptops distributed free to Aboriginal school children, Jericho Lacey learned his computer was good for more than just homework. From his home on Elcho

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