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Find high-quality donated computers at “Share the Technology”

Share the Technology—a nonprofit organization focused on recycling used technology—has announced a new web site where educators in need of computer technology can turn to locate second-hand donations or contribute…

See how others integrate technology at “Leaders in Learning”

SMART Technologies Inc. has created a new online resource center for educators, called Leaders in Learning. More than just a marketing gimmick, this free information center supplies useful content for…

Improve parental involvement with “Connect for Success”

Building partnerships and alliances with parents can be a daunting task, especially for inexperienced teachers. Now, a new toolkit, funded in part by Met Life, aims to make these efforts…

Calendar of Events

August Aug. 14-16 Madison, Wis. 18th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, this conference will offer more than 150 workshops, advanced seminars, cracker-barrel…

Partners Index

3Com Corp., with headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., provides top-notch computer networking solutions for schools and businesses. Visit 3Com’s web site: http://www.3com.com (800) 638-3266 See 3Com’s ad on page 14…

Student-built computers to save Mississippi nearly $2 million

Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove’s office asked Moss Point computer teacher Anne Davis last month if she knew of any students who would be willing to help build 6,000 computers for…

St. Louis schools unveil virtual-reconnaissance tool

Newly developed software could allow emergency personnel to conduct virtual reconnaissance of two St. Louis schools to hasten response time in a crisis. The need for such a tool came…

ACLU sues to ask and tell what sites N2H2 blocks

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit challenging portions of a 1998 law—the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)—which makes it illegal to write and publish programs that decode…

Defense establishment offers free software to foil hackers

The Pentagon, the National Security Agency, and private organizations have developed security standards and a software program to help users of Microsoft’s Windows 2000 configure their computer systems for maximum…

Battle begins over federal ed-tech funding

Education leaders and members of Congress are bracing for another lengthy fight over key ed-tech programs in the 2003 federal budget. The first round began July 16, when the Senate…