WA Triples Online Learning The number of Washington students studying online more than tripled over the past five years. One reason could be that the state no longer requires face-to-face meetings for students enrolled in alternative programs.
Libraries Reach Out Online; Language Lab 2.0 Myowncafe.org, the Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Library System new web site, is an attempt to reach out to the regionâ€™s teens, bringing library services and communication tools directly to them.
Language Lab 2.0 North Rockland (NY) High School's new $185,000 language lab offers new benefits to language learners.
Board Meetings Online Citizens in Mobile County AL can watch Mobile County school board meetings online. It's not quite in real-time, but videos are posted to the districtâ€™s Web site within several days of the meeting.
Is Pre-History Repeating Itself? Massive soil erosion may have contributed to the great â€die off,â€ when as much as 90% of Earthâ€™s marine life and 70% of terrestrial life died out 252 million years ago. In the last 40 years, soil erosion has caused the loss of a third of the worldâ€™s arable land.