Week of: June 25, 2007
- America's Digital Schools 2007
America's Digital Schools 2007 is inviting district technology directors to respond to its new online survey that gathers information on technology use in American schools.
- The Poll Says: Fix NCLB
According to a survey by Educational Testing Service, both the public in general and educators want to see No Child Left Behind reauthorized, but would like to see more flexibility added.
- Language Lessons Online
A Maryland middle-school teacher's Spanish instruction reaches far beyond his classroom, with more than 1.7 downloads of the Spanish-language lessons he posts on the Internet.
- Intel Joins Low-Cost Computer Fray
Chipmaker Intel has partnered with Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. to develop a range of low cost computers, including a laptop, aimed at users in the developing world, slated to cost roughly $200.
- A Home Town Newspaper - Virtually
With newspaper readership in decline, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is funding projects that it hopes will help the newspaper industry transform itself while bringing citizens relevant local news.