Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Mandated e-textbooks

It was just a matter of time, no doubt. I've always believed that text books is one of the best areas for ebook use, for so many reasons. 'There’s a new rule coming from Florida’s state board of education. Within three years, all school districts will be required to spend half their textbook money on ebooks! “Students ‘cracking the books’ to study for a class or exam could be a thing of the past someday,” joked one Florida newspaper. And when an educational publisher submits their textbook to the board for review — it will have to be an ebook!' More...

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