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Every time 15-year-old Eduardo Perez is assigned an online project at school, he and his mother scramble to a family member's home, library, or Wi-Fi hot spot because they can't afford internet access at home.

The Lee Middle School eighth-grader in Orlando, Fla., often depends on his 4G smart phone to do research, but the 4-inch screen is a strain on his eyes. Computer...

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