San Francisco News
Lee to students: Complete summer program, get a laptop
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Some San Francisco City College students got a huge incentive Monday not to skip classes this summer. Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials told a group of recently graduated high school students that if they successfully complete the summer program, they will get a free laptop computer.
The goal is to reduce the dropout rate and make these students start dreaming about a successful career in technology.
"Multimillion dollar companies are about to go public, I want them to hire you," said Lee. "They will only look at you if you have that degree, and if you focus."
Microsoft is helping the effort by donating $500,000 in software and $15,000 in computers to the city college Bridge to Success summer program.
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