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Five suggestions for improving American education.
— Craig Barrett

Security Checkpoint
A roundup of school safety news and resources, culled from the SAFE Center at eSN Online.

View the July 2009 Issue today…
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What’s News

  • ‘School of the Future’ teaches painful lessons (pg 1)
  • Ed Sec. Duncan reveals reform agenda (pg 1)
  • Stimulus falling short of schools’ needs (pg 1)
  • Google Wave looks great for education surfers (pg 4)
  • Would Justice Sotomayor be good for education? (pg 6)
  • Calif. weighs move to digital textbooks (pg 8)
  • Senate bill promotes 21st-century skills (pg 10)
  • Gates Foundation: Teachers trump school size (pg 12)
  • Lawsuit probes free-speech limits in Internet Age (pg 14)
  • Apple launches free computer recycling program (pg 15)
  • Online school debuts game-based history course (pg 16)
  • Xerox looks to cut color printing costs (pg 17)
  • New search tools look to challenge Google (pg 18)
  • Dell offers new netbook for younger students (pg 19)
  • J-school’s new iPod rules touch off debate (pg 20)
  • House approves $6.4 billion for green schools (pg 20)

Departments

  • Default Lines (pg 4)
    Editorial: Philadelphia story
    Gregg W. Downey
  • eSN Online Update (pg 6)
    Relax, regroup, research, and prepare for next year …
    with help from eSN Online.
    Nancy David
  • Newslines (pg 21)
    More news affecting eSchools—quick and to the point.
  • Best Practices (pg 31)
    Adobe software helps journalism students thrive; online tutoring program boosts achievement.
  • Netwatch (pg 32)
    The best new web sites for teaching …and leading.
  • Tech Buyer’s Marketplace (pg 34)
    Purchasing wisdom from our K-20 Tech Solutions Center
  • Prime-Time Product Preview (pg 35)
    New product information from eSN advertisers.
  • Product Spotlight (pg 35)
    Other new hardware and software of interest to eSchools.
  • eSchool Partners (pg 36)
    Key organizations that support the eSchool movement
  • eSN.tv Viewer’s Guide (pg 38)
    This month’s highlights from our video news archive

View the July 2009 Issue today…
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Download eSchool News July 2009 Issue in Adobe (PDF) format.

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