Crossing the digital divide
Article Launched: 03/10/2008 11:25:31 AM PDT
Call it the digital divide.
It's like the great mountain peaks of the continental divide, only in this case it controls the watershed of knowledge.
On one side are the families who can afford home computers and Internet service. On the other are families that must use their limited income to purchase the necessities of life.
And with rising gas and food prices, the digital divide is growing even wider for the less fortunate.
Thanks to a $132,000 grant from Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, Jellick Elementary School is bridging that gap in Rowland Heights.
The school opened a new Digital Literacy Center on Friday, March 7.
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Photos from opening celebration also found under Photo Albums on front page.