"Gee," said Tommy,"what a waste. Whenyoure through with thebook, you just throw itaway, I guess. Ourtelevision screen musthave had a million bookson it and its good forplenty more. I wouldntthrow it away."
California lists state-approved digital textbooksReport marks the first step in Gov.Schwarzeneggers Free Digital Textbook InitiativeFollowing up on their plan to encourage the use offree, open digital textbooks among the statesschools, California education leaders on Aug. 11released a list of resources they have determinedmeet state-approved standards for high school mathand science classes. http://www.clrn.org/fdti/
Florida to go digital by 2015!2/17/2011:State education officials rolled out a five-yearproposal this week that calls for all students in K-12to use only "electronic materials" delivered byKindles, iPads and other similar technology by 2015."This project reinvents the way students learn and Textwill revolutionize instruction in Florida," says the planpresented to the state Board of Education Tuesday.http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/florida-looks-at-taking-school-textbooks-completely-digital-by-2015/1152138