Once mostly populated by engineers' children and brain-bowl participants, school technology clubs are now seeing students from disadvantaged homes sign up, reports the Orlando Sentinel. "It's a vehicle, in that respect, showing the kids what they could be," said Kevin Sandridge, technology teacher for Polk County's Boone Middle School, who oversees the school's after-school technology club. "We're trying to prepare kids today for jobs that haven't been invented yet."Many of his students come from single-parent homes. Few of their parents have gone to college, and many work in the service industry. Students have been preparing projects for months for a


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