Okaloosa County is among those in Florida taking steps to comply with legislation that will require districts to spend half their textbook money on digital resources by 2015.
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August 12, 2011
July 27, 2011
Frederick M. Hess argues that the ability to measure virtual learning, and convince parents and educators that it's in their best interest, will determine its future impact.
July 15, 2011
A newspaper report suggests Wireless Generation could be adversely affected by a scandal at fellow News Corp. company News of the World.
July 13, 2011
On the heels of the passage of Florida's Digital Learning Now Act, the 97,000-student Florida Virtual School will no longer require its full-time program students to reside in approved districts.
June 29, 2011
Keystone State online education leaders call for structure, guidance, and collaboration within the online education world.
June 27, 2011
After two years of pilot programs, the Katy, Texas, school district is prepared to debut a district-wide pubic WiFi network this fall.
June 27, 2011
Principals here at the ISTE conference agreed that effective digital leaders need not be technology geeks, only willing learners.
June 10, 2011
Some see red flags because Wireless Generation, which Klein oversees, looks set to be awarded a $27-million, no-bid contract by the New York State department of education.
June 09, 2011
New learning models and infrastructure systems, and increased focused on college and career preparation and professional development, are identified as this year's top ed-tech trends.
May 16, 2011
Google unveils an educational computer renting service, and Common Sense Media announces new educational rating system.