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eSchool News Managing Editor Dennis Pierce reports on ed-tech news from around the nation–including why U.S. scientists are calling for the federal government to spend millions of dollars on developing video-game applications for schools.

Vinton Cerf, chief internet evangelist for Google Inc. and one of the "founding fathers" of the internet, discusses Google’s vision for education–and why he believes the issue of "net neutrality" is so important for schools. Also, eSchool News Assistant Editor Laura Ascione reports on a partnership between the American Film Institute and Discovery Education that is helping teachers incorporate video production into the classroom curriculum.

Congressman Major Owens of New York talks about the importance of technology in school reform–and explains why he believes the federal No Child Left Behind Act is preventing teachers from reaching their full potential.

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