The Idaho Statesman reports that student-teacher interactions via video conferencing over a dedicated broadband network soon could become commonplace in Idaho, thanks to the new Idaho Education Network. The network is charged with making sure the state's 200 high schools have the technological capability to send or receive classes from other high schools or colleges by 2012. Educators see the network as a way to expand course offerings in small rural schools that might not have some classes that large schools can offer--but the network can help urban schools, too. The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation, which announced a $20...

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