School board to discuss student survey data
Original post made on Mar 22, 2011
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on Mar 22, 2011 at 10:19 am
"Adoption of English books at Palo Alto High School - Web Link"
Dune?! Really? I must be so out of touch.
You can download "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" for free. Why is this so much more expensive than the other books?
on Mar 22, 2011 at 10:35 am
The DEATH of Ivan Illyich? Are we sure?
on Mar 23, 2011 at 8:47 am
The Death of Ivan Iyich:
Yep .. it can be found on-line in various formats.
This is another example of how clues school administrators can be about the shift towards digital information, and/or how much they enjoy spending the taxpayers' money.
These books will disappear in a few years. E-books will stay around for ever. Even if there are downstream charges for new e-formats, the time, effort and space required to manage/store these e-texts far outweigh paper books.
This shift in awareness needs to be driven by Sacramento. Local schools see themselves in terms of "how much money can we spend", not "how little". That change needs to be driven at the State level.