"Today, our kids get their information from the internet, downloaded onto their iPods, and in Twitter feeds to their cell phones. A world of up-to-date information fits easily into their pockets and onto their computer screens," writes California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in an op-ed piece for the San Jose Mercury News -- "so why are California's public school students still forced to lug around antiquated, heavy, expensive textbooks?" Schwarzenegger outlines why he has proposed that California schools move to digital textbooks and explore open curriculum resources--steps he says can save the state millions of dollars in education costs (see story


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