The same digital revolution that upended the music industry and is transforming TV, movies, and books is slowly working its way into classrooms, reports the Austin American-Statesman—but when it comes to the holy grail of electronic education, the e-textbook, schools haven't quite arrived at the date when students can stop carrying printed textbooks around. Still, they're getting there. For this first time, school districts in Texas had the option for the 2010-11 school year to decide what percentage of their textbooks were electronic or printed and could use textbook money to purchase things such as electronic devices or supplemental web-based...

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