Computer repair program puts eager students to work for schools


Tennessee's Memphis City Schools is paying students $7.25 an hour this summer to complete a 240-hour computer maintenance class, hoping to put them to work as PC troubleshooters in a district with 30,000 computers, reports the Commercial Appeal. For 115 students, mostly seniors, the deal was too sweet to pass up. They get an air-conditioned summer job that can continue when school starts and a chance to learn a skill

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