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K 12 CMS now open source

 EdWeb 2.0 is now an open source CMS for Education.
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EdWeb 2.0 is now an open source CMS for Education. The primary focus of EdWeb 2.0 is individual teacher web sites, but it also includes additional features such as:

* Aggregated search to find educational site links input by all teachers in the district
* Student logins that allow for non-anonymous comments by students on teacher blogs
* Site Builder for small schools and departments to create/manage their own independent sites and send eNews
* Shareportal for sharing of documents/links in an intranet style
* Lesson Plan repository

More information about the open source release of EdWeb 2.0, along with downloads and installation instructions, are available at: http://open.edweb.us.



New England school turn to open source

Many New England schools are looking for ways to address growing IT needs and shrinking IT budgets, and are unable to afford new equipment. Some have turned to open source software solutions provided by companies like Rosara, which converts PCs

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Open source or proprietary?

When it comes to assessment solutions, it doesn’t have to be an either or decision. Packaged assessment solutions are much like a prix fixe meal—satisfying but limiting. Open source software is like homemade chicken soup—delicious but a pain to make.