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Why Open Source in Schools

Posted By kermitjr

“It is indeed a strange world when educators need to be convinced that sharing information, as opposed to concealint information, is a good thing. The advances in all of the arts and sciences, indeed the sum total of human knowledge, is the result of the open sharing of ideas, theories, studies and research. Yet throughout many school systems, the software in use on computers is closed and locked, making educators partners in the censorship of the foundational information of this new age…”

That is the beginning of an article over at Edge-op.org on Why Open Source in Schools. While I don’t want to recap everything here, it has great information and examples of the various options available.

You really should check it out.

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