Topic: Children’s Issues
Posted on 12/1/2020
TEGNA’s CBS affiliate KHOU-TV Houston, Texas and the TEGNA Foundation have partnered together to provide a grant to a local non-profit, Comp-U-Dopt, to provide tech equipment to students in need. The station also raised an additional $75,000 during its September 3 “Computers for Kids” telethon.
As virtual schooling continues, students without tech equipment are at a higher risk for falling behind. The program helps to bridge the digital divide and provide a valuable tool for families to access education and other online resources.
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