The Education Department is being urged to revise its draft version of the National Education Technology Plan to include measures on adult education and on accessibility for people with learning disabilities, Federal Computer Week reports. The department published the draft plan in March and welcomes public comments until May 14. After that date, the draft will be updated, according to a statement on the departmental Web site. The draft plan primarily covers kindergarten through high school education and focuses on leveraging technology for learning, teaching, assessment and productivity. Students are urged to use computers and software for personalized learning experiences and teachers are encouraged to connect with networks to ensure their knowledge and methods are up to date.

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