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Massachusetts School Goes Green and Portable

In December the nation's first environmentally friendly, or "green," modular classroom building opened at The Carroll School in Lincoln, Mass., an independent day school for elementary and middle school children diagnosed with learning disabilities.

At the North Allegheny School District, Pennsylvania's seventh-highest-performing district out of 500, students have benefited from a partnership between an unlikely pair: the North Allegheny Teachers' Federation the district's teachers' union and Superintendent Patricia Green's administration.

Teachers and students at Escondido Union School District (Calif.) are becoming veritable desktop moviemakers thanks to a digital media project that has boosted teacher morale and student achievement.

Don Knezek of the International Society for Technology in Education has served with the organization for years. Since 1999, he has directed the association's National Center for Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology, targeted to improving technology preparation among teachers.

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