New York – Nov. 12, 2013 – Four forward-thinking Massachusetts public school districts are leading the transition from printed textbooks to free, open educational resources (OER) — and sharing best practices along the way. Andover, Burlington, Pentucket, and Wilmington public school districts have formed a collaborative to accelerate their implementation of 1:1 digital teaching and learning, and share customized multimedia courses using a free, web-based solution called Net Texts.

While Andover, Pentucket, and Wilmington have recently begun using Net Texts, Burlington Public Schools implemented the free content management system in 2012, in conjunction with a 1:1 iPad initiative for middle and...

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Leslie Eicher