American workers want the federal government to support computer literacy programs in high schools to minimize the so-called "digital divide" between those who have access to computers and the internet and those who don't, according to a poll released Feb. 10.

The poll found that a majority of workers use a computer every day and have access to one at home. About 80 percent of those polled said they support computer literacy programs in high school.

"Americans seem to be interested in a proactive government, especially with respect to education," said Carl E. Van Horn, a...

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