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Vermont's Value-Added

This superintendent uses Yankee ingenuiy and an ardent work ethic to juggle 11 school boards while fighting for fair education policies.

News Update

Education news from schools, businesses, research and government agencies.

Update

Education news from schools, businesses, research and government agencies.

Curriculum Update

The latest developments in math, science, language arts and social studies.

HARDWARE: No Longer Luxuries

You don’t have to agree with every choice made in this section, but if your district isn’t using some version of all the tools mentioned here—including laptops, high-tech projectors and digital cameras—you are shortchanging your students.

The End of Textbooks

With so many vital sources of information available to students, why are schools slavishly holding onto textbooks?

INTERNET:Powerful

The biggest benefits of the Web—limitless space and the ability for users to customize its information—are leading factors in each of the sites chosen this year.

SOFTWARE: Transitioning

Two forces—technology advancements and the specific NCLB requirements—had a hand in almost every item chosen in this category, from Apple’s Jaguar to CompassLearning’s standard-based tool Explorer.

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