e-Pads in Lemon Grove Every middle school student in California's Lemon Grove School District is getting an e-Pad — a wireless computer tablet designed by the district — along with filtered high-speed Internet access at home.
Distance Learning Targeted to Rural Teachers The U.S. Department of Labor is funding a $3 million distance learning program designed to increase the supply of well-trained math and science teachers in rural school systems.
E-Rate Celebrates 10 Years The 10th anniversary celebration included a gala honoring the legislators who authored the legislation and the release of a new report that credits the E-Rate with transforming American schools' telecommunications infrastructure.
Laptops Result in Increased Technology Use One major result of the $5.3 million Berkshire Wireless Learning Initiative, which has distributed 2,305 laptops to sixth- through eighth-graders and their teachers, is increased use of technology in the classroom.
American Archive As the Feb. 18, 2009 deadline approaches for the total conversion of America's broadcast industry to digital transmission, the Association of Public Television Stations is switching some of its energy to digital content issues.