Recycled Computers Enhance School Technology, Save Money in Texas

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Students from Pearland Independent School District are getting a much-needed technology boost thanks to a donation of 64 computers by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District.

A part of the federal government's Computers for Learning Program, the district's computer donations assist schools in making modern technology an integral part of every classroom while reducing landfill waste following an ongoing refresh of three-year-old computers at the district's headquarters.

"I'm thrilled we're able to partner with local schools by providing educational equipment to help students succeed," said Marianne Fullen, computer donation coordinator with USACE Galveston District's Logistics Activity. "It's a great feeling to know that our donation is making a difference in the community."

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