Education advisors for presumptive presidential nominees John McCain (R) and Barack Obama (D) outlined the candidates' stances on key issues June 6, with both emphasizing a larger role for technology in schools.

The advisors spoke at the Association of Educational Publishers' Great American Education Forum in Washington, D.C. More than 400 attended the forum, and a panel of six publishing experts asked the advisors a series of questions.

Jeanne Century, director of science research at the University of Chicago's Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education, said Illinois Sen. Obama would push for school systems to bring broadband internet access into all


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