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Students are staying late and showing up during spring break to access the Internet connection at Texas’ McAllen Memorial High School, where a new, large-scale iPad tablet computer program aims to bridge the digital divide for about 27,000 students and teachers in a district with a 67% poverty rate. Despite some criticism of the $20 million project, educators say the devices also are improving student engagement in the classroom as well. “The engagement that you have is 100 percent, all the time,” third-grade teacher Sofia Avila said. Read the full story, San Antonio Express-News

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