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Almost 1 million Texas students lack home broadband access

By Jennifer Cobb

Earlier this month, Connected Texas released its Broadband and Education – Connecting Students in Texas report, revealing almost 1 million Texas students lack home broadband access. The report was released in conjunction with the Texas Broadband Symposium that was hosted by the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) and co-hosted by Connected Texas.  Among the findings from the report: ·      Only 8% of Texas households with K-12 students do not own a computer, but more than 950,000 students in the state do not have broadband at home. ·      Students living in homes with annual...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Jennifer Cobb

Each October, many people show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink, running 5K races and honoring loved ones who have battled breast cancer and this year, there are companies around the country who have created apps to help detect breast cancer, stay informed after a diagnosis of cancer, and send reminders on how important it is to conduct self-exams. 15 of the best Breast Cancer iPhone & Android Apps of 2014 as gathered by Healthline can be found at this link: http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/top-breast-cancer-iphone-android-apps - 1 Here are some facts about breast cancer in the United States...

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