[caption id="attachment_40540" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Some colleges have agreed to abandon Kindle pilot programs because of accessibility issues. "]Some colleges have agreed to abandon Kindle pilot programs because of accessibility issues. [/caption]

The federal government will help schools and colleges using eReaders such as the Amazon Kindle to comply with laws giving students with disabilities equal access to emerging education technologies, officials announced.

The Departments of Education and Justice stressed the responsibility of colleges and universities to use accessible eReaders in a letter published June 29, after more than...

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