Though schools in a handful of states have closed temporarily to curtail the spread of swine flu, that hasn't interrupted the learning process for many students--thanks to technologies such as video conferencing, classroom web pages, and more.

For instance, the New Braunfels Independent School District in Texas has closed its doors as a result of the H1N1 virus, but classes are still in session.

New Braunfels officials quickly searched for an online tool that would let students keep learning, and they chose SchoolCenter, a K-12 web site management solution. The district will put classroom web pages online so students can stay on


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