Schools, businesses, and other organizations aren't properly prepared for the new start of Daylight Savings Time, says a new report from technology research firm Gartner Inc. This year, clocks in the United States will be turned ahead one hour on March 11--about three weeks earlier than in previous years. And though the change isn't likely to cause any significant disruption--and the urgency of the situation isn't nearly as profound as the Y2K "crisis" more than seven years ago--it's still something that school IT personnel should be aware of, Gartner says.

The change in Daylight Savings Time is part of...

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