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The HeliOS Project Kicks off 2009 Hardware Drive

Feb 03, 2009, 07:32 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

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"Tom King, Secretary for the project agreed. "This model seems to be working well. We are beginning to talk with East and South Austin Community Centers about their needs and they are substantial" said King. He hopes that this concept will catch on and become effective not only in his community but others around the state and country.

"Various educational software, basic Internet programs and OpenOffice Suite are all placed on the machines for the students to have access to. Although the equipment will benefit the family of the students as a whole the computer actually belongs to the students. Parents are encouraged to supervise computer usage and be involved while not monopolizing the system. Computers are guaranteed to be pornography, virus and advertising-free when given to the students."

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