Congress Says Bah Humbug to Schools Congress finished its work on the FY 2006 education budget, and thereâ€™s good news and bad news. While tech funding was cut by $221 million, at least the program survived.
Serious Game Gets Players Using 3-D graphics and action video sequences, Food Force, a free online game from the United Nations World Food Program, helps players learn about world hunger. Learn more about serious games.
MI Considers Requiring Online Courses Michigan is about to become the only state that requires students to have completed an online learning experience in order to graduate.
Wikipedia Rival Planned A new information service, Digital Universe, will launch early in 2006, with a free open source encyclopedia that has two tiers articles written by the general public that are not certified by experts as accurate, and those that are.
Spoken Books for Free LibriVox contains a small, but growing, collection of audiobooks that are available for free. A cadre of volunteer readers recorded the works.